Utah, Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Utah, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Photographs
Collection years 1890-1939
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo


What Is in the Collection?

These records include digital images from the Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection at Brigham Young University for the years 1890-1939. This record contains primarily family portraits from communities such as Hinckley, Hurricane, St. George, Chester, Spring City, Ephraim, Manti, Springville, Provo, Thistle, and Spanish Fork, among other places. This collection includes twenty-seven business letters spanning the years 1910-1927. About 4,500 images have been digitized. This collection provides an index and link to those electronic images where names have been identified by the record custodian.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Utah, Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection, 1890-1939.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The records generally contain the following:

  • Contractor's name - usually refers to the family name associated with the photograph
  • Date photograph was taken
  • Description of the content of the photograph

Collection Content

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The name of a parent or date of the event

Search the Index

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.


How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Copy the citation below to document the image for future refence.
  • Use existing information to identify the ancestor in the images.
  • Use information from additional sources to document the image.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • The complete collection, as well as a more detailed description of each photograph, can are found on the BYU Library website.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.

Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection citation:

“Utah, Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection, 1890-1939.” Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.

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