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Joseph S. Thurber photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 439

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 20 photographs collected by Joseph S. Thurber during his mission to Switzerland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Includes images of his family, as well as other missionaries and Mormon converts.


  • approximately 1880-1950


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 Joseph S. Thurber photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph S. Thurber (1883-1975) was a farmer and salesman in Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Switzerland between 1903 and 1905.


1 folder (0.12 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Custodial History

Photographs were previously part of the James Keeler diaries (MSS 834).


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Joseph S. Thurber photographs
Abe Austin
2012 March 07
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