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Alma W. Anderson papers and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 128

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 878 photographs, 96 postcards, two tintypes, 339 negatives, four glass plate negatives, a journal, a ledger (includes some genealogy), and a family Bible.


  • approximately 1860-1950


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Alma W. Anderson papers and photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

J. Stanley Anderson (1866-1950) was an early Utah and Idaho photographer, and brother of George Edward Anderson.

Biographical History

Alma W. Anderson (1906-1978) was a photographer in Preston, Idaho, and the son of J. Stanley Anderson (1866-1951) and the nephew of George Edward Anderson (1860-1928).


7 boxes

2 oversize folders

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Eva Ellen Hargrave Anderson.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the J. Stanley Anderson papers (MSS 1639) and the J. Stanley Anderson photographs and postcards (MSS P 120).

Register of Alma W. Anderson papers and photographs
Garrett Schroath
2011 June 1
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