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Joseph B. Walton photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 181

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 19 photographs of houses, Latter-day Saint churches and public buildings in the Provo, Utah, area. Also includes tintype portraits. Dated approximately 1900.


  • approximately 1900


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Joseph B. Walton was born on October 10, 1855, to parents Joseph Walton and Ann Thompson in Alpine, Utah. He married Emeline Louise Jacques on October 31, 1877. Together they had five children. Joseph was called and served as one of the first missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1896 until 1989. Joseph was a prominent educator in Provo, Utah. He served as a treasurer of the Provo Dramatic Union within the ecclesiastical division of Provo City. Joseph died on April 29, 1935 in Provo, Utah.


1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)

1 box (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Provenance unknown; 2022.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown; 2022.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Joseph B. Walton photographs
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 4
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