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Photographs of stage performers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 145

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of stage scenes, musicians, and actors. Collection possibly includes matte collodion silver, direct carbon (Fresson), selenium toned gelatin silver, bromoil transfer, letterpress halftone (black and white as well as color), and possibly offset lithography. Dated approximately 1870-1929.


  • approximately 1870-1929

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at


4 oversize folders (1 linear ft.)

2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Provenance unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown; 2022.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; August 2022. Upated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy, including changing the title from "Welsh photographs" to "Photographs of stage performers. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Photographs of stage performers
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States