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Kenneth Davidson Photograph Collection

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Kenneth Davidson Photograph Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: Kenneth Davidson Photograph Collection
Dates: 1865-1971 (inclusive)
Collection Number: P 011
Summary: .3 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

item 1: Photograph taken from a postcard showing the Lucin Cut-off at Ogden, Utah circ 1900
item 2: Workers at the Columbia Club Cigar Co. on Lincoln Ave. and Wall Ave., Ogden, Utah circa 1885
item 3: Labor Day parade float by the Columbia Club Cigar Co., Ogden, Utah circa 1903
item 4: Group of people standing on an unidentified street in Ogden circa 1890
item 5: Group of people standing in front of an unidentified store in Ogden, Utah circa 1890
item 6: Unidentified man sitting at a desk, Ogden, Utah circa 1890
item 7: Louis the Carpenter who was a carpenter by day and a preacher by night in Ogden circa 1890
item 8: Group of people on a surrey excursion in Ogden, Utah circa 1902
item 9: Two hunters with a large catch of ducks in the Ogden area circa 1900
item 10: Automotive machinery crew at Kimball’s shop on 2620 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Utah circa the early 1900s
item 11: Joe Hall, head of Railroad Express from Ogden to San Francisco, at the Ogden Union Railroad Depot circa late 1890s
item 12: Winners of the Miss Ogden Rodeo Contest, 1971
item 13: View of the Ogden Union Railroad Dept circa 1890
item 14: The Virginia, significant early Ogden home
item 15: Group of people in an Ogden super market circa 1900
item 16: Interior of an Ogden business office showing office equipment circa 1904-05
item 17: View of the Hermitage Lodge in Ogden Canyon circa 1900
item 18: View looking down upon Ogden towards the Wasatch Mountains circa 1900
item 19: Employees of the Binford-Kimball Motor Co. standing in front of the shop at 2620 Washington Blvd., Ogden circa early 1900s
item 20: Photograph taken from a postcard showing Twenty-Fifth Street, Ogden circa 1920
item 21: Photograph taken from a postcard showing view of the Twenty-Fourth Street viaduct, Ogden circa 1900
item 22: Ogden Canyon in winter showing view of the Hermitage
item 23: Early view of Ogden Canyon showing cottages and the Hermitage Lodge
item 24: North view from Seventeenth Street and Harrison Blvd. Looking towards Ben Lomond Peak, February 5, 1915
item 25: Looking up Ogden Canyon circa 1900
item 26: View of original Hermitage Café located in Ogden Canyon, built in the early 1900s
item 27: Photograph taken from a postcard published by Utah Stationary Co., Ogden, showing an early Ogden power dam
item 28: Cox’s Army at the Ogden Railroad Yards, 1898
item 29: Central Pacific Railroad Camp of Chinese laborers and construction train of Superintendent Strobridge-Nevada 1868
item 30: Construction of the Central Pacific Railroad-Chinese laborer standing in front of tunnel
item 31: Photograph showing ongoing construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Workers are seen laying rails-Nevada, 1868
item 32: Central Pacific construction crew with horses and wagons, Nevada circa 1868
item 33: Central Pacific Railroad crew working near the entrance to Summit Tunnel, 1867
item 34: Central Pacific construction showing Chinese laborers with one-horse dump carts, 80 miles from Sacramento, California

Content Description +/-

Within this collection are photographs of the Ogden area circa 1900 and of construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. Photographs of Ogden include people, street scenes, businesses, and landmarks.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Written permission must be obtained from the donor for use of all photographs.

Administrative Information +/-


This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:


Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.


Davidson, Kenneth


Collection materials are in English.


Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


1 box

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon.

EAD Creation Date:



Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

25th Street--Ogden (Utah)
Ogden Canyon (Utah)

Personal Names:

Davidson, Kenneth

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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