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Register of the Lyndon W. Cook, Jr. collection of Utah and Illinois historic images AR 950CJr

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Biographical Note/Historical Note

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Lyndon W. Cook, Jr. collection of Utah and Illinois historic images
Dates: circa 1850-1936 ()
Collection Number: AR 950CJr
Summary: Collection contains loose photographs, a photograph album, drawings, and a patent created by Charles Ellis Johnson, F. Day, and others. The items, collected by Lyndon W. Cook, Jr., were created in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nauvoo, Illinois, and Jerusalem between the dates of 1850 and 1936.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1, Page 1: stereo photographs of Brigham Young's home, Nauvoo, Ill. (1904)
Box 1, Folder 1, Page 1: photographs of Salt Lake Tabernacle (1868)
Box 1, Folder 1, Page 2-3: souvenir photo cards Salt Lake City, Emma Smith, Kirtland Temple Interior (circa 1868)
Box 1, Folder 1, Page : photographic copy of a daguerreotype of Brigham Young (after 1850)
Box 1, Folder 1, Page 4: photograph of John Henry Smith (circa 1893-1913)

Date derived by assuming he is between 45 and 65 years old in this photograph.

Box 1, Folder 1, Page 5-10: souvenir photographs Nauvoo, Ill. (after 1944)
Box 1, Folder 2: Charles Ellis Johnson patent drawing (circa 1885-1912)

Date derived assuming this was drawn between 1885 when Charles Ellis Johnson became interested in photography, and 1926 when he passed away.

Box 2: Charles Ellis Johnson photograph album of 1897 Utah Jubilee Parade, and portraits of young women (1897)

Arrangement:

This album was received unbound and the photographs were out of order. Order has been arranged by the archivist trying to keep similar photographs together but does not reflect original order.

Album binding and cover has been repaired by the archivist and is not in original condition. Page numbers have also been added by the archivist.

Arrangement:

The order of photographs and pages they are on is as follows:

1 A Salty Bath 2 Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater 3a Sevier County 3b (beehive) 4a Salt Cave 4b A Salty Bath 5 (lilies of the valley) 6 Mining & Smelting by S.T. Whitaker 7a A Grotto 7b Mining & Smelting by S.T. Whitaker 8a (carriage) 8b A Monument to our Seagulls 9 A Monument to our Seagulls 10 Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe and (beehive) 11 Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe 12 (crocodile) 13 (Queen Utah and Maids of Honor) Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 14 Z.C.M.I. Float 15 Z.C.M.I. Float 16 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor (Utah State by S.T. Whitaker) 17 Utah Lake 18 Z.C.M.I. Float 19 Z.C.M.I. Float 20 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 21 (Revised by S.T. Whitaker) (basket) 22 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 23 Weber County Float 24 The State Float (Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker) 25 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 26 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 27 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 28 Hewlett Bros. Mfg. Co. 29 Queen Utah and Maids of Honor - Utah State by S.T. Whitaker 30 Utah 1847 31 Mining Victor Colorado 32 Utah 1847 33a Weber County 33b Tooele 34 (dragon float) 35a (crowd at temple square) 35b S.L. & O. Gas and Electric Light Co. (Salt Lake & Ogden Gas and Electric Light company) 36a (train float) 36b (dragon float) 37 (dragon float 38 Whip Saw Mill 39 Mother Goose 40 Print of animal skull with inscription "Pioneers camped here June 3rd/47 Marking 15 miles today All well Brigham Young" 41 Mother Goose 42 Cache County 43 Juab County 44 Cache County 45 Davis County 46 State Flower 47 State Flower 48 Davis County 49 State Flower 50 Summit County 51 State Flower 52 First Cabin Home in Utah '47 53 Salt Fountain 54 First Cabin Home in Utah '47 55 (Revised by S.T. Whitaker) (basket) 56 Box Elder County 57 Box Elder County 58 "Signal of Peace" C.E. Dallin Sculp 59 Silk Industry 60 Little Miss Muffet Sat on a Tuffet 61a "Signal of Peace" C.E. Dallin Sculp 61b Washington County 62a (two wagons of crates) 62b Silk Industry 63 Sold to Dr. C.W. Higgins By Consolidated Implement Co 64a (handcart Pioneers) 64b 1872 Utah Central Depot 65a Mining Victor Colorado 65b Summit County 66a (sheep) 66b (covered wagon with oxen) 67 Salt Cave 68 The Stream of Time 69 Home of the Wave 70 Jim Bridger 71 Co-operative Wagon & Machine Co 72 Rocky Mountain Telephone Co 73a The Stream of Time 73b Salt Lake 74a Salt Fountain 74b Z.C.M.I. Float 75 (young woman with light hair in light dress with puffy sleeves) 76a (young woman with light hair in chair in light dress with lace) 76b (young woman with dark hair in multi-tone dress) 76c (young woman with dark hair in light dress-front) 76d (young woman with dark hair in light dress-side)

Box 3: F. Day photograph/drawing of soldier (circa 1914-1918)

Date derived because hat appears to be a US WWI style uniform hat.

Box 4: charcoal drawing of son of Charles Ellis Johnson (circa 1880-1936)

Date derived by assuming child is 5-10 years old and born between the time his father Charles Ellis Johnson was 18 years old and his father's death in 1926.

Box 5: Charles Ellis Johnson poster of photographs from Jerusalem (circa 1885-1926)

Date derive by assuming this was made by Charles Ellis Johnson between 1885 when he became interested in photography, and 1926 when he passed away.

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Lyndon W. Cook, Jr: Son of Lyndon Cook, Sr. who was the Special Collections curator at Utah Valley State College Library until 2008.

Charles Ellis Johnson:Was a well known Salt Lake City, Utah photographer from around 1885-1926.

Content Description +/-

Collection contains loose photographs, a photograph album, drawings, and a patent created by Charles Ellis Johnson, F. Day, and others. The items, collected by Lyndon W. Cook, Jr., were created in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nauvoo, Illinois, and Jerusalem between the dates of 1850 and 1936.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

Series arrangement os as follows: I. stereo photographs of Brigham Young's home, Nauvoo, Ill. II. photographs of Salt Lake Tabernacle III. souvenir photo cards Salt Lake City, Emma Smith, Kirtland Temple Interior IV. photographic copy of a daguerreotype of Brigham Young V. photograph of John Henry Smith VI. souvenir photographs Nauvoo, Ill. VII. Charles Ellis Johnson patent drawing VIII. Charles Ellis Johnson photograph album of 1897 Utah Jubilee Parade, and portraits of young women IX. F. Day photograph/drawing of soldier X. charcoal drawing of son of Charles Ellis Johnson XI. Charles Ellis Johnson poster of photographs from Jerusalem

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Lyndon W. Cook, Jr.

Creator:

Cook, Lyndon W., Jr.

Language:

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

4 boxes (2 regular, 2 oversize)

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Aimee Bastarache, Assistant Archivist

EAD Creation Date:

29 April 2014

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Parade floats
Patents
Photographs
Photography, Stereoscopic

Geographical Names:

Illinois
Jerusalem
Nauvoo (Ill.)
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Utah

Occupations:

Photographers

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