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Flavius J. DeWitt photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 189

Scope and Contents

Collection contains original photographs, reproductions, and negatives of the DeWitt family and the Cheyenne and Souix Indians, including 29 original photographs and 37 enlargements of segments of the original photoprints. These pictures were probably taken around 1900 when DeWitt was living in Oklahoma.


  • approximately 1900


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 Flavius J. DeWitt photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Flavius J. DeWitt (1855-1946) was a teacher, farmer, and photographer. He lived in Illinois, Kansas, and Oklahoma.


2 box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory available in repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated by Flavius DeWitt's granddaughter.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

Biography of Flavius Josephus DeWitt, by JoAnn Walker available in L. Tom Perry Special Collections case file.

Register of Flavius J. DeWitt photographs
Abe Austin
2012 February 23
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