Provot, Etienne

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Title Provot, Etienne
Collection Mss C 239; Peoples of Utah Photograph Collection
Identifier 39222001402739.tif
Photo Number P. 1, Box 9
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Subject Provot, Etienne; Ethnic groups--Utah; Canadians--Utah
Person Provot, Etiene
Other Subject Explorers; Trappers
Description Taken from Castonguay's "Les Voyageurs." Provot, Etiene (1782-1850). Hunter, trapper and guide. Was one of the first white men to have seen the Great Salt Lake. In 1820's and 1830's Provot spent much time in the Salt Lake Valley. Provo river and Provo City are named in honor of this man. A French Canadian.
Comment Used in "Utah Historical Quarterly," v. 9 (1941); Used in "Utah Historical Quarterly," Oct. (1958); Used in "Peoples of Utah" (1976)
Rights Management Digital Image (c) 2008 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Holding Institution Utah State Historical Society
Relation Peoples of Utah Photograph Collection, 1975-1977
Source Format Print Photograph
Source Size 4.5 inches x 6.2 inches
Collection Compiler Helen Papanikolas was the collector and donor of the entire Peoples of Utah Photograph Collection, as well as the editor of a book with the same title.
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000 pixels on the long axis. Archival resolution: 1682 x 2434
Scanned By Louise Radcliffe
Collection Information
ARK ark:/87278/s6xp73s0
Setname dha_pu
Date Created 2008-09-05
Date Modified 2008-10-28
ID 508712
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