Utah, Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection - FamilySearch Historical Records
- 1 What Is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]
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.
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Utah, Huntington Bagley Photograph Collection, 1890-1939.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- 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?[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Utah.
- Utah Guided Research
- Utah Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1905 | 1900-Present
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.