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Japanese photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8243

Scope and Contents

Materials include a photo album belonging to an unidentified Japanese family from between approximately 1939 and 1945. The photo album contains photographs of people, places, and events in Japan. There are also some Japanese documents and some newspaper articles in English about Japan during World War II.


  • approximately 1939-1945

Language of Materials

Materials are in Japanese and English.

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 Japanese photo album must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Kept in cold storage. Access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Custodial History

This photo album was donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Erline Lindberg. She inherited it from her mother upon her mother's death in August 2003. It is unknown how her mother came to possess the album.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Erline Lindberg; 2012.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.

Register of Japanese photo album
Anne Ashton
2013 August 9
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