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Bertrand Fereday Harrison lantern slides and negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3237

Scope and Contents

The glass lantern slides were taken by Bertrand F. Harrison in the 1930s and 1940s, and contain pictures of plants and other biological specimens related to Utah. The negatives collection includes twenty-five small, round metal containers of 35mm film, and one cassette tape. Labels on film canisters include references to Zion's Park, St. George, natural bridges, Chicago, Aspen Grove, Midway, Yellowstone Park, the Uintah Mountains, and various other Utah locations.


  • approximately 1920-1949


Conditions Governing Access

Lantern slides; Condition restricted; items are kept in cold storage, access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Bertrand F. Harrison born in Springville, Utah, on 20 February 1908. He was a professor at Brigham Young University in the Biological and Agricultural Sciences Department in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1961 he was made department chair. He died in Provo, Utah, on 3 September 2002.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

3 negatives

3 slides

989 items

Language of Materials