George E. Anderson photographs

George E. Anderson photographs

Dates: 1900-1928

Collection contains eight boxes containing 134 items, including black and white oversized prints of Utah printed from negatives by George Edward Anderson.

  • Extent: 2 oversize boxes (3 linear ft.). -- 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 -- Photographs. -- Francis, Rell G., 1928
  • Call Number: MSS 2852
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
This collection contains eight boxes containing 134 items in all, including black and white oversized prints.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George E. Anderson photographs, 1900-1928, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2852; George E. Anderson photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2852, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Prints were made by Rell Francis from original George Edward Anderson negatives. The prints were then donated to the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Tex. Amon Carter Museum later donated the prints to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Prints were made by Rell Francis from original George Edward Anderson negatives. The prints were then donated to the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Tex. Amon Carter Museum later donated the prints to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Rio Grande Western Railway Company--Photographs; Salt Lake Temple--Photographs; Images; Indians of North America--Utah--Photographs; Material Types; Railroads--Utah--Photographs; Salt Lake City (Utah)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs; Portraits
Processing Information
Processed; unknown; 2007.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2852
Finding Aid Title
Anderson (George E.) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:24-0700
Finding Aid Language
Enlgish
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

George E. Anderson, at the age of seventeen, started a studio in Salt Lake City with his brothers. Later Anderson moved to Springville, Utah, where he set up a studio and lived out the rest of his life. He established a satellite studio in Manti, Utah, and also had a traveling tent studio which he took to most of the towns in central, southern and eastern Utah. George E. Anderson learned the art of photography as a teenager while working as an apprentice to Charles R. Savage in Salt Lake City. At the age of seventeen Anderson and his brothers started their own studio in Salt Lake City. Later Anderson moved to Springville, Utah, where he set up a studio and lived out the rest of his life. He established a satellite studio in Manti, Utah, and also had a traveling tent studio which he took to most of the towns in central, southern and eastern Utah. His photographs were mostly portraits, but are unique because he often posed his subjects to depict their day-to-day life.



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