John H. Rosengren stereographs

John H. Rosengren stereographs

Dates: 1880-1910

Collection consists of twenty-three stereographs of Provo, Utah, and the surrounding areas taken by John H. Rosengren between 1880 and 1910.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rosengren, John H. (John Harmen), ca. 1870-1944
  • Call Number: MSS 3074
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
  • Images:
Languages and Scripts
Technical Requirements
Items kept in cold storage. Access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John H. Rosengren stereographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3074; John H. Rosengren stereographs; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3074, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Images; Material Types; Provo (Utah)--Photographs; Provo Canyon (Utah)--Photographs; Provo River (Utah)--Photographs; Utah Lake (Utah)--Photographs; Water and Water Rights
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Melanie Nef; September 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Rosengren (John H.) stereographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melanie Nef
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:03-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Western Waters (WWDL)Grant, 2007-2010
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

John H. Rosengren was a photographer in Provo, Utah, around the turn of the 20th century. He was born to Christian Rosengren and Betsy Larson in Sweden around 1870. The family immigrated to the United States between 1870 and 1880 and settled in Pleasant Grove, Utah. John married Emily Emma Culmer in 1893, and they had six children. In 1910, John owned a photo shop and worked as a photographer in Provo, Utah. The family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio. By 1920 John was working as a shoe repairman in Arcadia, DeSoto, Florida. In about 1927, the family relocated to Miami, where John began working for the Green Nurseries. He died January 11, 1944, in Miami, Florida.

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