Contents and Arrangement

Giant Geyser, Bryant Profile, 1880s

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of photographs taken by F. Jay Haynes, assembled from various sources. A photograph album consists of 48 albumen prints of various Yellowstone National Park sites, including the first winter photographs of Yellowstone, which Haynes took in 1887, along with some scenes along the Columbia River in Oregon, and other photographs. There is also an 1886 album containing an additional 15 albumen prints of sites in Yellowstone. Stereographs from the late 1870s through the 1880s include views of Yellowstone National Park, the route of the Northern Pacific Railway, and wheat farmers in the Dakota Territory. There are also photographs from the opening of the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1883 which include images of a Crow delegation who attended the opening activities.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated during 2014-2021 processing.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Giant Geyser, Bryant Profile; Princeton University Library Collection of F. Jay Haynes Photographs, C1485, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box B-000881