Architecture
CAP History
CAP History
The University of Utah College of Architecture and Planning History Collection contains a variety of student projects, installation documentation, sketches, and more.
Charles Raymond Varley Slides, 1868-1986
Charles Raymond Varley Slides, 1868-1986
An ode to architecture, this collection contains images of commercial, religious, and residential buildings of Salt Lake City. "Then and now" images compare the 1886 Salt Lake streets to the streets of 1986.
City Engineers
City Engineers
The Salt Lake City Engineers Collection contains negatives from 1902-1931 that document the construction of various structures in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area. Included are images of roads, street paving, fire stations, bridges, rivers, and canyons.
Clifton Bray Film Negatives
Clifton Bray Film Negatives
Clifton Bray worked for the Shipler Commercial Photographer Studio and then independently. This collection contains images of Salt Lake City architecture and people in the 1920s, as well as unique images of accident scenes and business contracts for documentary purposes.
College of Architecture + Planning
College of Architecture + Planning
This collection was created by the College of Architecture + Planning at the University of Utah to facilitate the study of a wide range of local, national and international architectural styles and histories.
Fredrick and Nellie Hill Salt Lake City Photograph Collection
Fredrick and Nellie Hill Salt Lake City Photograph Collection
This collection includes images taken by Fredrick and Nellie Hill on their honeymoon in 1892. After their marriage in Massachusetts, the pair traveled by train throughout the west, photographing their experiences. These images document their time in Utah and include unique views of the Salt Lake valley from the scaffolding of the LDS Salt Lake Temple.
George Cannon Young Architecture
George Cannon Young Architecture
Architectural drawings and designs from George Cannon Young's firm, Deseret Architects and Engineers, for a variety of commercial and residential projects in the western United States.
George M. Ottinger Photograph Collection
George M. Ottinger Photograph Collection
Born in Pennsylvania in 1833, George M. Ottinger came to Utah in 1861. Upon arriving, Ottinger painted scenery for a Salt Lake theater and then joined photographer C.R. Savage, hand-tinting photographs. Though he worked in a variety of careers - from sailor, to fire chief and professor - Ottinger always returned to art and painting. The photographs in this collection reflect Ottinger's role as an artist and life in Utah from the late-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.
Richard Kletting Architectural Drawings
Richard Kletting Architectural Drawings
Richard Karl August Kletting (1858-1943) was born on 1 July, 1858, at Unterboihingen Oberamt, Neuertingen, Werttemberg, Germany. Richard Kletting practiced architecture in Utah from 1890-1920, and became very prominent in his field. Kletting's prolific career included the designs of the Utah State Capitol, the Territorial Insane Asylum, Saltair, the original Salt Palace, the McIntyre Building, Cullen Hotel, and the Felt Building. After completing his design for the Utah State Capitol in 1912, he went into semi-retirement.
Richard Wright Young Papers
Richard Wright Young Papers
Architectural drawings from the Young family architects with a focus on Salt Lake City, including remodeling projects, residences, and businesses in Utah.
Rural Utah Curated Collection
Rural Utah Curated Collection
The majority of Utah's population is found on the Wasatch Front, but Utah's history knows no boundaries. This curated collection features images from rural communities of Utah - including Eureka, Milford, Newton, Ophir, and Stockton.
Salt Lake City Religious Architecture Photographs
Salt Lake City Religious Architecture Photographs
Contemporary photos of religious architecture in Salt Lake City.
Schools of the Salt Lake Valley
Schools of the Salt Lake Valley
The Schools of the Salt Lake Valley collection has images of various school structures throughout Salt Lake Valley, many of which have since been demolished. Students of the various schools are often included in the images.
Shipler Collection Negative Preservation Project
Shipler Collection Negative Preservation Project
Shipler Commercial Photographers took thousands of images of Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. This collection contains images from glass plates (1900s-1920s) and acetate negatives (1940s-1950s), with the majority of the images having an exact date and detailed description.
Shipler Commercial Photographers
Shipler Commercial Photographers
Shipler Commercial Photographers took thousands of images of Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. This collection contains images from glass plates (1900s-1920s) and acetate negatives (1940s-1950s), with the majority of the images having an exact date and detailed description.
Taylor A. Woolley Papers
Taylor A. Woolley Papers
Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, and memorabilia relating to Woolley's career. Of particular interest is the correspondence with artist Mahonri M. Young and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Taylor Woolley Photograph Collection
Taylor Woolley Photograph Collection
The Taylor Woolley Photograph collection documents Utah architect Taylor Woolley's time working under Frank Lloyd Wright during the 1911 construction of Wright's Taliesin I in Wisconsin. The collection also contains some images of Woolley's architectural work in Utah.
Utah Architects Project
Utah Architects Project
Biographical information about Utah architects, including business information and notable buildings.
Utah Power and Light Photographs, 1940s-1950s
Utah Power and Light Photographs, 1940s-1950s
The Utah Power and Light Collection has images of various schools, businesses, homes, hospitals, service stations, and street scenes mostly in the Salt Lake Valley. Some of the images highlight the lighting of some of the structures.