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Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 287

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 36 photographs and one postcard created by the Detroit Publishing Co. with images of the American West, including Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon. Images were taken between the 1890s and the 1930s, and include photochrom prints.

Dates

  • approximately 1890-1939

Creator

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 Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Detroit Publishing Co. was founded in 1905 through a merger of the Detroit Photographic Co. and Photochrom Co. The company declared bankruptcy in 1924 and was liquidated in 1932.

Extent

1 oversize folder ; (0.01 linear ft.)

2 folders ; (0.04 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Title
Register of Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 November 23
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