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Photographs of James E. Talmage, Merry May Booth Talmage and missionaries from the European Mission

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8275

Scope and Contents

Materials include two photographs of James E. Talmage, his wife May, and missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the England Mission between 1926 and 1928. One photograph was taken by E. P. Short and the other was taken by the W. W. Winters photographer studio.


  • 1926-1928


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of Elder and Sister James E. Talmage and missionaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

W. W. Winters (1867- ) is a photography business based in Derby, Great Britain.

W. W. Winters was established by William Walter Winters in 1867 in Derby, England as a photography business. In 1910, the company was bought by William Henry King and Henry Bernard Sheppard. The company has been owned and operated by the King family ever since.

Biographical Note

E. P. Short (1863-1932) was a photographer from Nottingham, England.

E. P. Short was born in 1863 in Yorkshire, England to Jonathan Gibbon Short and a Jane Dalton Short. In 1886, he married Stella Mary Elizabeth Moore. By 1892, he had established a photography studio at 17 Pelham Street. In 1899, he moved his studio to 35 Derby Road in Nottingham, England. He died in 1932.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in original order.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Custodial History

Materials were donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by George Wright in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; George Wright; 2013.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.

Register of the Photographs of Elder and Sister James E. Talmage and missionaries
In Progress
Anne Ashton
25 October 2013
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