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Harry H. Buckwalter photographs of Colorado

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 343

Scope and Contents

Collection includes four collotype photographs and one gelatin silver of railroads and towns in Colorado, taken by Harry H. Buckwalter. Materials dated approximately 1890-1910.


  • approximately 1890-1910


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 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

Harry H. Buckwalter was born Harry Hale Buckwalter on November 1, 1867 in Reading, Pennsylvania to Andrew Collins Buckwalter and Mary Elizabeth Ritter Buckwalter. He left Pennsylvania for the West in 1884. He married Carrie E. Fuller on July 24, 1889 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He started his career as a printer at the Denver Republican in 1892, then moved on to working as a reporter and photographer at the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. In 1902, he started Buckwalter Films, where he directed and produced short silent films. He continued to work as a photographer and a filmmaker until he died on March 7, 1930.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials were separated from MSS P 167, H.H. Tammen Company photographs and postcards.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).


Note on folder: Transferred from the H.H. Tammen Collection P-167.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to archival sleeves for preservation.

Register of Harry H. Buckwalter photographs of Colorado
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 February 29
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