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James E. Talmage photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3042

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 33 photographs taken between 1891 and 1900, including microscopic and X-ray images. Photographs' subjects include insects, mineral formations, landscapes, hair, and a laboratory.


  • 1891-1900


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 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 / Historical

In addition to Elder James E. Talmage's ecclesiastical and literary renown, he was also well-known as a scientist and teacher. From 1894 to 1897 he was an administrator at the University of Utah, as well as a professor of geology. Elder Talmage was also a member of many professional scientific associations.


1 box (0.5 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

Item-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Originally owned by James E. Talmage. Donated to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives, deaccessioned, and then donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections under the direction of Brian Sokolowski.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of James E. Talmage photographs
Abe Austin
2012 April 13
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