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Timothy H. O'Sullivan Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-3008

Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of images taken by Timothy H. O'Sullivan and included in the published volume entitled "Photographs Showing Landscapes, Geological and Other Features of Portions of the Western Territory of the United States, Obtained in Connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian Seasons of 1871, 1872, 1873 and 1874. 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge." Includes scenes of the Grand Canyon, Colorado River, San Juan River, White House, Shoshone Falls and Canyon de Chelly. Among O'Sullivan's prints are those of Zuni, Navajo, and Apache Indians.


  • Creation: 1871-1874

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


25 items (25 items)

Language of Materials

English Lang

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Frank Phillips.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photoprints: Source of acquisition--Phillips, Frank. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1939.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019