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John K. Hillers glass transparencies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 715

Scope and Contents

Collection includes two oversized, framed glass transparencies of photographs taken by John K. Hillers. Images are of Western landscapes. Dated approximately 1870-1919.


  • approximately 1870-1919


Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from Reference Services at

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

Jack Hillers (1843-1925) was a boatman, explorer, and photographer with the Powell Expedition in the 1870s down the Colorado River. He was also the chief photographer of the United States Geological Survey.


2 oversize boxes (2.6 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Gordon Griffin; 1991.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; November 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of John K. Hillers glass transparencies
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 March 23
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