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Sainsbury & Johnson photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 527

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 40 photographs of Salt Lake City, Utah and its residents, taken by Sainsbury & Johnson. Dated approximately 1890-1909. All photographs are mounted on cards, including many cabinet cards. Most are albumen prints but there are also some collodion printing out prints.


  • approximately 1890-1909


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 the Supervisor of Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Sainsbury & Johnson was a photography studio in Salt Lake City, Utah during the 1890s.


3 folders (0.13 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

Photographs were previously included in other collections and were pulled together by repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were previously located in other collections at L. Tom Perry Special Collections.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

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

Register of Sainsbury & Johnson photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 07
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