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New Photograph of the Granite Shaft for the Brigham Young Monument
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  • Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Brigham Young University - Provo
  • J. Michael Hunter, Brigham Young University - Provo
Keywords
  • Photographs,
  • Photographers and Photography,
  • The Monument to Brigham Young and the Pioneers (Brigham Young Monument),
  • Livingston Quarry,
  • Little Cottonwood Canyone,
  • Salt Lake City,
  • Cyrus E. Dallin,
  • Utah History,
  • Historical Documents
Abstract

A photograph dating to June 1897 shows the granite shaft for the Monument to Brigham Young and the Pioneers (Brigham Young Monument) loaded on a wagon for transport from the Little Cottonwood Canyon quarry to Salt Lake City. The photograph was donated to the Archives Division of the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in 1994. “New Photograph of the Granite Shaft for the Brigham Young Monument” provides background on the photograph, its provenance, and the events associated with it.

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Original Publication Citation
Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and J. Michael Hunter, "New Photograph of the Granite Shaft for the Brigham Young Monument," BYU Studies 39, no. 4 (2000): 98-106.
Document Type
Peer-Reviewed Article
Publication Date
2000-1-1
Permanent URL
http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/3267
Publisher
BYU Studies
Language
English
College
Harold B. Lee Library
Citation Information
Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and J. Michael Hunter. "New Photograph of the Granite Shaft for the Brigham Young Monument" (2000)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jmhunter/20/