Guide to the William H. Hopkins photograph collection,
1850-1930

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Hopkins, William H., 1873-1958.
Title: William H. Hopkins photograph collection
Dates: 1850-1930 ( inclusive )
1860-1890, 1910-1925 ( bulk )
Quantity: 2 boxes (0.8 linear ft. )
Collection Number: USU_P0319
Summary: This collection contains glass plate and nitrate negatives taken in the 1910s and 1920s and negative or positive duplicates made from original C.W. Carter, C.R. Savage, and Marsena Cannon images. The subject of these photographs is Salt Lake City, Utah (1850-1890; 1920) and scenes from Southern Utah including natural bridges and Anasazi ruins.
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Photograph Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

William H. Hopkins was a Salt Lake City, Utah dentist and avid amateur photographer.

Content Description

This collection contains glass plate and nitrate negatives taken in the 1910s and 1920s and negative or positive duplicates made from original C.W. Carter, C.R. Savage, and Marsena Cannon images. These duplicates were made from original images of Salt Lake City in the 1860s and 1870s housed in the LDS church archives. William H. Hopkins was a Salt Lake City dentist and avid amateur photographer. Hopkins photographed a variety of scenes from Southern Utah including natural bridges and Anasazi ruins. Around 1920 he also took several shots of Salt Lake City. Hopkins initially became interested in photographing Southern Utah while doing dental work for Navajo Indians.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research. Four original nitrate negatives (2:14:02-2:14:05) have been removed to cold storage. Nitrate negatives have been removed from this collection and placed in Cold Storage Box 1. Patrons must request to view these negatives 3 hours in advance.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the William H. Hopkins photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Alternative Forms Available :  

View selected digitized images from the William H. Hopkins photograph collection

Preferred Citation :  

, William H. Hopkins photograph collection, 1850-1930. (P0319). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Arrangement: Topical.

Acquisition Information :  

This collection was purchased with funds from the Marie Eccles Caine Foundation. Originally collected by Dr. L.D. Pfouts; passed onto his son Jim Pfouts of Payson, Utah; obtained by Orrin Schwab.

Location of Originals :  

Originals in: LDS Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Processing Note :  

Register completed by Camille Gooch and Jacob Smith, December 2000.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
Folder
1 1 1:01:01: Canyon in San Juan County, Utah
glass plate negative
1 1 1:01:02: Navajo Woman and Baby
glass plate negative
1 1 1:01:03: Armstrong Canyon Trail San Juan County, Utah
glass plate negative
1 2 1:02:01: Duplicate of 1:01:03
glass plate negative
1 2 1:02:02: Pre-Historic Pottery, Southern Utah
glass plate negative.
1 2 1:02:03: Rainbow Natural Arch, rear view
glass plate negative
made from a Kolb Brothers
1 3 1:03:01: "N. Bill" Canyon near Moab
glass plate negative
1 3 1:03:02: Zeke's Cave, US National Monument, Snow Flat, San Juan County, Utah
glass plate
1 3 1:03:03: "Cowboys around the Camp Fire, Snow Flat, San Juan County, Utah
glass plate
1 4 1:04:01: Bear's Ears, Elk Mountains, San Juan County, Utah, glass plate negative. ">Bear's Ears, Elk Mountains, San Juan County, Utah
glass plate negative.
1 4 1:04:02: "Warning Notice Under Augusta," man posting a notice
glass plate negative.
1 4 1:04:03: Anasazi Ruin, Armstrong Canyon, San Juan County, Utah
glass plate negative
1 5 1:05:01: Gibralter Ruin, San Juan County, Utah
glass plate negative
1 5 1:05:02: Natural Bridge with Zeke
glass plate negative
1 5 1:05:03: Natural Bridge with Zeke
glass plate negative.
1 6 1:06:01: Natural Bridge with Zeke
glass plate negative
1 6 1:06:02: Natural Bridge with Zeke
glass plate negative
1 6 1:06:03: Monument Valley, Brigham's Finger
glass plate negative
1 7 1:07:01: Navajo Twins, rock formation
glass plate negative
1 7 1:07:02: Under the Augusta, natural bridge with man at base
glass plate negative
1 7 1:07:03: Horses in Tropic and Queen Armstrong Canyon
glass plate negative
1 8 1:08:01: Horses in Tropic and Queen Armstrong Canyon
glass plate negative
1 8 1:08:02: White Canyon Pictographs
glass plate negative
1 8 1:08:03: Bear's Ears, Southern Utah
glass plate negative
1 9 1:09:01: The Edwin Natural Bridge, rear view
original glass plate negative.
1 9 1:09:02: Caroline Natural Bridge
glass plate negative
1 9 1:09:03: Big Indian Rock, near La Sal, Utah
glass plate negative
1 10 1:10:01: Red Canyon near Moab
glass plate negative
1 10 1:10:02: Vista of Zeke's Cave
glass plate negative
1 10 1:10:03: Train Mountain in Monument Valley
glass plate negative
1 11 1:11:01: Natural Bridge, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:02: Natural Bridge, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:03: Natural Bridge, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:04: "N. Bill" Canyon, Grand River near Moab
nitrate negative
See 1:03:01, see cold storage.
1 11 1:11:05: Pack Horses in Red Canyon, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:06: Cliff Dwellings, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:07: Ancient Wall, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:08: Natural Bridge, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 11 1:11:09: Natural Bridge, Southern Utah
nitrate negative
see cold storage
1 12 1:12:01: Cattle in Marin County Hills
glass plate negative
1 12 1:12:02: Artillery Training in Southern Utah
glass plate positive
made from negative
circa 1900
1 12 1:12:03: Dr. W.H. Hopkins in his Office
glass plate negative
circa 1900
2 1 2:01:01: Sea Gull Monument, Salt Lake City
glass plate negative
2 1 2:01:02: Snow Scene, Salt Lake Temple
glass plate negative
2 1 2:01:03: Panorama of City from Capital looking N. by NE
positive glass plate
from C.W. Carter negative
2 2 2:02:01: Old Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
from C.W. Carter negative.
2 2 2:02:02: Old Main Street Parade
glass plate positive
from C.W. Carter negative.
2 2 2:02:03: Foundation of Temple with Recently Completed Tabernacle in Background
glass plate positive
from C.W. Carter negative
2 3 2:03:01: Duplicate of 2:02:03
glass plate positive.
2 3 2:03:02: Dedication of Salt Lake Temple, group of men on scaffolding at top of temple
glass plate positive
from C.W. Carter negative.
2 3 2:03:03: View of South Temple
glass positive
from C.W. Carter negative.
2 4 2:04:01: Parade up Main Street
glass plate negative
circa 1920s
2 4 2:04:02: Soldiers with Cannons, Camp Douglas
glass plate negative
from Marsena Cannon negative
2 4 2:04:03: Several Dozen Men Cutting and Shaping the Granite Blocks for the Salt Lake Temple
glass plate negative
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 5 2:05:01: Teams of Oxen and Wagons on Main Street in Salt Lake City
glass plate negative
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 5 2:05:02: City and County Building, Salt Lake City
glass plate negative
made from C.W. Carter negative
2 5 2:05:03: Salt Lake City Tabernacle
glass plate positive
made from Marsena Cannon negative.
1860
2 6 2:06:01: Construction of the Tabernacle
glass plate positive
made from C.R. Savage negative.
1860s
2 6 2:06:02: Completed Tabernacle, ca. 1865, glass plate positive made from C.W. Carter ">Completed Tabernacle
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
circa 1865
2 6 2:06:03: Brigham Young Monument next to SLC Temple, glass plate positive made from ">Brigham Young Monument next to SLC Temple
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 7 2:07:01: Ox Teams on Salt Lake City Main Street
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 7 2:07:02: Johnson's Curios Shop against Backdrop of SLC Temple
glass plate negative
7 7 2:07:03: Ox Teams and Wagons on Salt Lake City Main Street, Kimball & Lawrence building in " Ox Teams and Wagons on Salt Lake City Main Street, Kimball & Lawrence building in background
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 8 2:08:01: Saltair Resort
broken glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 8 2:08:02: Fire Engine in Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 8 2:08:03: Horse Team Freighters outside Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 9 2:09:01: Council House in Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative
2 9 2:09:02: Townsend House in SLC
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 9 2:09:03: Duplicate of 2:07:03
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 10 2:10:01: Capital Theatre, Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 10 2:10:02: Steamboat on Great Salt Lake
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 10 2:10:03: View of Main Street Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 11 2:11:01: Mormon Wagon Train Emerging from Echo Canyon
glass plate positive
made from C.R. Savage negative.
circa 1865
2 11 2:11:02: Council House in Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from negative.
2 11 2:11:03: Completed Tabernacle
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter or C.R. Savage negative.
2 12 2:12:01: Native Americans in front of ZCMI building
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 12 2:12:02: Walker Brothers Store in Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from Carter negative.
2 13 2:13:01: "Salt Lake Temple Construction, workers atop foundation of Salt Lake Temple
plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 13 2:13:02: Beehive House in Salt Lake City
glass plate positive
made from C.W. Carter negative.
2 14 2:14:01: Parade in Salt Lake City
nitrate negative
see cold storage
2 14 2:14:02: Duplicate of 2:03:01
nitrate negative
see cold storage
2 14 2:14:03: Duplicate of 2:03:03
nitrate negative
see cold storage
2 14 2:14:04: Duplicate of 2:02:01
nitrate negative
see cold storage
2 14 2:14:05: Duplicate of 2:01:03
nitrate negative
see cold storage

Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Cannon, Marsena, 1812-1900.  ( contributor)
    • Carter, C. W.  ( contributor)
    • Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909.  ( contributor)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Salt Lake Temple--Photographs.
    • Tabernacle (Salt Lake City, Utah)--Photographs.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Natural bridges--Utah--Photographs.
    • Pueblo Indians--Antiquities--Photographs.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Rainbow Bridge (Utah)--Photographs.
    • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Photographs.
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Glass plate negatives.
    • Negatives.

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