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Ida Smoot Dusenberry photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 1432

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs relating to the life of Ida Smoot Dusenberry, including family portraits taken in Utah, photos from travel in Italy while serving as a delegate at the International Council of Women, photos from students at Brigham Young University, and miscellaneous photos. Many are gelatin silver prints, but the collection also includes possibly selenium toned silver gelatin prints, glycerine, sulfur toned developing out paper, and rotogravure. Dated approximately 1881 to 1955.


  • 1881-1955


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Ida Smoot Dusenberry (1873-1955) was an educator and womens leader in Utah. She was a counselor in the General Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and associated with Brigham Young University throughout her life.


7 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Ida Smoot Dusenberry papers (MSS 1432).


Prints from negatives. Provo, UT : Brigham Young University, 1998 and 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; October 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of Ida Smoot Dusenberry photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 23
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