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Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah

Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah

Dates: circa 1970-1979

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.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS P 780
  • 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.
  • Images: http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/SCMisc/id/29065
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Technical Requirements
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 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS P 780; Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah; Photographic Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 780, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Pete Czerny.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Pete Czerny; 12 July 1993.
Subject Terms
Coal mines and mining--Utah--Photographs; Copper mines and mining--Utah--Photographs; Images; Lark (Utah)--Photographs; Material Types
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Christianne Holbrook; 2008.
Appraisal Information
Photographic Archives; photographs.
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Finding Aid Title
Kennecott Copper Corporation photographs of Lark, Utah
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Christianne Holbrook
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:06-0600
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Administrative History

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.

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