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Kennecott Corporation photographs and negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 36

Scope and Contents

Collection includes three phtoographs with corresponding glass plate negatives depicting of mining operations at Kennecott Corporation's Bingham Mine. The photographs were taken in 1906, when the mine was being developed by the Utah Copper Co. Also includes two copy prints, with corresponding acetate negatives, of photographic portraits of a man.


  • 1906


Conditions Governing Access

Photographs. Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

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 the Supervisor of Reference Services at


3 folders (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Heber Hart, Kennecott Corporation; 1988.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).


Kennecott Corporation is a mining company, with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to 1980 it was known as the Kennecott Copper Corporation. The company specializes in mining copper, gold, and silver.

Processing Information

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

Register of Kennecott Corporation photographs and negatives
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 December 14
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