Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5

Mormon family, Great Salt Lake Valley

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8878
Scope and Contents Contains an albumen stereo card showing the Ashton family in Kaysville, Utah. It was taken by Andrew J. Russell, who was with C.R. Savage and Alfred A. Hart to photograph and document the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in this Mormon settlement in the Utah Territory. Andrew J. Russell and C.R. Savage photographed this family at the same time. Russell mistakenly recorded that it was a polygamous family. In reality, those shown in the photograph are Samuel Ashton, his wife,...
Dates: 1868

Andrew J. Russell, a visual historian [videorecording]

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3760
Scope and Contents A study of Andrew J. Russell's photographic documentation of American history, people, geography, and events. Historians, a photographic archivist, Russell's biographer, and a park district locomotive engineer comment on his work. Also includes a demonstration of the laborious process of taking photographs in Russell's day.
Dates: Publication: 1983

Andrew J. Russell photographs

Identifier: MSS 8373
Scope and Contents Materials include 9 copies of photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell between approximately 1850 and 1902. The copies are from the National Archives, Library Congress, and the Union Pacific. There are photographs relating to the Civil War and the construction of the transcontinental railroad.
Dates: approximately 1850-1902

Andrew J. Russell photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 63
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographic prints of selected Russell's images, as well as microfiche copies of a wider selection of his work. Images include Yellowstone, railroads, Native Americans, and Mormons. One of the prints is a copy of the Russell photograph of the Samuel Ashton cabin and family.
Dates: 1868-1869

Salt Lake City views

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3848
Scope and Contents This collection contains one 8x10 mounted albumen print of the Salt Lake City Tabernacle and one 5x7 mounted albumen print of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1869