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25 results for tag:western-history

  1. Blackfoot Newspapers

    A collection of the newspapers (including the ‘Idaho News’) printed in Blackfoot, Idaho running in the late 1800s. The collection includes digital images of these newspapers scanned from the originals.

  2. C. R. Savage Collection

    C. R. Savage Collection

    Over 1,000 images from one of the foremost 19th-century landscape photographers of the western United States. The collection includes portraits of many prominent Mormon leaders, some Native American portraits, and views of Utah and the west mining operations.

  3. Clark County, Idaho Historical Photographs

    Clark County, Idaho Historical Photographs

    5,000 images that depict people, events, and locations from the early history and subsequent development of Clark County, Idaho.

  4. Daily Enquirer

    Daily Enquirer

    One of the oldest Provo, Utah newspapers, published from 1889–1908, also known under the title Provo Daily Enquirer.

  5. Deseret News

    Deseret News

    The weekly edition of the Deseret News was published from June 15, 1850 to December 10, 1898; it was the first newspaper published in the Utah Territory, only three years after the Mormon pioneers settled in the Great Salt Lake Valley.

  6. Deseret News Extra

    Deseret News Extra

    This collection of early Mormon publications includes books, missionary tracts, doctrinal treatises, hymnals, and periodicals that helped define doctrinal development and historical movements of the Mormon people in the 19th Century.

  7. Eastern Idaho Newspapers

    The Eastern Idaho Newspapers is a small collection of miscellaneous newspapers that have been donated to BYU–Idaho by area patrons. They include newspapers printed in Ashton, Marysville, and St. Anthony in the early 1900s.

  8. Edith Irvine Collection

    Edith Irvine Collection

    293 photographs of California. Especially stunning are her 1906 San Francisco earthquake images, with other important California images from the Electra Power Project (1898–1902), Mokelumne Hill, and Yosemite National Park.

  9. Edward K. Bryant Collection

    Edward K. Bryant Collection

    Images taken by Lt. Commander Edward K. Bryant during WWII of the Seabee Camp (1939–1945) in Papua, New Guinea.

  10. Frank Call Collection

    Frank Call Collection

    Photographs taken by Frank Call during his mission to Hawaii from 1909–1911.

  11. Fruits of Their Labors: Orchards in Utah Valley

    Fruits of Their Labors: Orchards in Utah Valley

    The stories of the fruit orchards are an integral part of the history of Utah Valley. In July 2004, participants in a field school (co-sponsored by the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center and Harold B. Lee Library’s Wilson Folklore Archives) interviewed orchard growers across Utah Valley to document agricultural traditions. The information gathered during this field school—including interviews, transcripts and photographs—are included in this digital collection.

  12. George Beard Collection

    George Beard Collection

    Landscape artist George Beard (1854–1944), was also an ‘artist with a camera.’ The almost 1800 photographs of Utah, Idaho and Wyoming in this digital collection demonstrate an artist’s eye for composition and lighting.

  13. George Edward Anderson Collection

    George Edward Anderson Collection

    14,020 images taken ca. 1878–1928, which includes studio and environmental portraits, mostly of Utah residents; Utah railroad and mining history (including the 1900 Scofield mine disaster); and Mormon (LDS) Church historic sites.

  14. Huntington Bagley Collection

    Huntington Bagley Collection

    Elfie Huntington and Joseph Bagley were noted portrait photographers of the early 20th century, who were trained by George Edward Anderson. This digital collection selects approximately 4,500 images out of their collection of over 15,000 studio and environmental portraits from central and southern Utah.

  15. Laie Plantation Collection

    Laie Plantation Collection

    This collection of photographs is from the Laie plantation spanning from 1874 to 1981. The collection also includes images of various LDS Church buildings on the Island of Laie.

  16. Mormons and Their Neighbors

    Mormons and Their Neighbors

    The Mormons and Their Neighbors database is an index to over 100,000 biographical sketches appearing in 236 published volumes. These sketches include persons living between 1820 and 1981 in northern Mexico, New Mexico, Arizona, Southern California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and southwestern Canada.

  17. Overland Trails

    Overland Trails

    Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846–1869 showcases original pioneer writings

  18. Provo Historical Images

    Provo Historical Images

    Featuring more than 800 views of Provo City and the vicinity, Provo Historical Images captures the growth and change of Provo from the 1870s through the 1990s.

  19. Teton County, Idaho Historical Photographs

    The Teton County Photos Collection is a collection of approximately 2,000 historical photos from Teton County, Idaho. The original collection was compiled and indexed by Teton County, and has been digitized by Brigham Young University–Idaho. Photographs range from the early to mid 1900s.

  20. The Rigby Star

    The Rigby Star

    The Rigby Star newspaper (Rigby, Fremont County, Idaho) dated from 1906 to 1975.

  21. Upper Snake River Valley Idaho Histories

    Upper Snake River Valley Idaho Histories

    BYU–Idaho’s collection of historical sketches of Upper Snake River Valley settlers from 1883 to 1893

  22. Utah Digital Newspapers

    Utah Digital Newspapers

    An archive of newspapers from various counties in the State of Utah from the early 1850s to the 1970s.

  23. Walter Mason Camp Collection

    Walter Mason Camp Collection

    86 photographic images of the Indian Wars of North America, 1865–1890.

  24. Western Waters Digital Library

    Western Waters Digital Library

    Data on the great rivers of the West, with initial concentration on the Colorado, Columbia, Platte, and Rio Grande.

  25. William Henry Jackson Collection

    William Henry Jackson Collection

    Almost 1,100 images from one of the most renowned 19th-century landscape photographers of the American West. The collection includes landscapes of the western United States and Mexico, but also 231 images of Asia and Pacific countries, 60 Native American portraits, and 30 pieces of art.

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