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Brent Baker negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 745

Scope and Contents

Contains glass plate negatives depicting people in and around their homes and street scenes. Many of these negatives are signed with the initials J. N. E., which is expanded to J. N. Erickson on one plate; it's unclear who is the creator of the rest of the plates. Some of the plates are identified as having been taken in Sweden and Denmark. Also includes two metal lithograph plates. Dated approximately 1870-1919.


  • approximately 1870-1919

Conditions Governing Access

Glass plates in boxes 1-8: Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Negatives in folder 9: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 72 hours advance notice. Photograph and lithograph plates in folder 10: 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 touse material from this collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services at


8 boxes (2.25 linear ft.)

2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Brent Baker.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; November 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused glass plates for preservation.

Register of Brent Baker negatives
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 22
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