Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah
Scope and Contents note
Collection of photographs of every home and building in the town of Lark, Utah before it was razed by Kennecott Utah Copper in the 1970s. The pictures were taken by Kennecott to aid in appraisals and keep track of the properties. Nothing was left standing, although the newer duplexes were moved to Copperton, refurbished into single dwellings and made available to former Lark residents.
- approximately 1970-1979
- Kennecott Copper Corporation (creator, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Kennecott Copper Corporation was formed in 1915. The company operated the copper mines in Salt Lake County, Utah beginning in 1936. In 1980 it changed its name to the Kennecott Corporation.
1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
This collection contains 148 black and white 5 x 7 photos of houses and buildings in Lark, Utah before it was razed by Kennecott Copper in the 1970s.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Custodial History note
Donated by Pete Czerny.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Pete Czerny; 12 July 1993.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processing Information note
Processed; Christianne Holbrook; 2008.
- Register of Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah
- Christianne Holbrook
- 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.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States