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Arthur C. Pillsbury photographs and slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 83

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs, negatives, and slides of time-lapse photography, plants, landscapes, underwater explorations, and medical research. It also includes examples of microscopic photography and photographs of family and friends.

Dates

  • approximately 1890-1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Arthur C. Pillsbury photographs and slides must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Pillsbury (1870-1946) was an American photographer, scientist, inventor, explorer, author, and lecturer. He was a pioneer in many areas of photography, including time-lapse, underwater, macro, micro, and x-ray.

Extent

3 photographs (5270 items)

2 oversize boxes

13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.)

3 slides (159 items)

3 negatives (1655 items)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Muriel M. Oliver and William Harold Oliver, Jr.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Arthur C. Pillsbury papers (MSS SC 724).
Title
Register of Arthur C. Pillsbury photographs and slides
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 November 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States