Skip to main content

C. A. Conkling photographs and negative

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 324

Scope and Contents

Collection includes six photographs and one nitrate negative of people and buildings in Provo, Utah, taken by C.A. Conkling. The photographs are all albumen prints. Dated approximately 1870-1909.


  • approximately 1870-1909


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs in folder 1: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. Negatives in folder 2: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 72 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

C. A. Conkling was born Charles August Conkling on May 12, 1854 in Le Roy, New York to Elias Conkling and his wife. He married Ellen Crecia Terry on August 19, 1887 in Idaho; they had four children together. He worked as a dentist and a rancher. He was also a photographer; at one point he was the business partner of T. E. Daniels. He died August 5, 1944, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the T.E. Daniels photographs (MSS P 271).


Prints from negatives. Provo, UT : Brigham Young University, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of C. A. Conkling photographs and negative
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 February 27
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States