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James E. Talmage voice recording

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4233

Scope and Contents

This tape is a copy of the only known recording of Elder Talmage's voice. The collection includes a transcript of the two dictated letters included on the tape.


  • Date not identified


Conditions Governing Access

No duplication; Copyright of this tape and transcription is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Historical Department).

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Educator, author, and an apostle in the LDS Church. Talmage taught geology at Brigham Young University and served as president of the LDS Business College and of the University of Utah.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1996.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; James Harris; 1996.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of James E. Talmage voice recording
Rose Frank
2011 June 22
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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