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James E. Talmage photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 21

Scope and Contents

Contains images of foreign countries, geological sites and samples, family members and friends, and subjects pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Includes 47 glass negatives, 19 film negatives, 227 stereographs, 727 slides, and 226 photographs.


  • 1890-1933


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 James E. Talmage photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

James E. Talmage (1862-1933) was a geologist and professor. He later served as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

47 glass plates

19 negatives

227 stereographs

727 slides

226 photographs

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lehi Hintze, Shannon Howells, and John R. Talmage.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the James E. Talmage papers (MSS 229) and the James E. Talmage photographs (MSS 3042).

Register of James E. Talmage photographs
Rose Frank
2011 December 14
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