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Salt Lake City photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 615

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, postcards, and one lantern slide of Salt Lake City. Many of the photographs have corresponding nitrate or acetate negatives. Dated 1850-1949.


  • 1850-1949

Conditions Governing Access

Photographs. Open to 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 boxes (0.8 linear ft.)

5 folders (0.07 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1988.

Custodial History

This collection is made up of photographs from a variety of donors and dealers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; 1988.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Processing Information

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

Register of Salt Lake City photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 16
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