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Peterson family photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 37

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 82 photographs and two tintypes collected by the Peterson family between the 1850s and the 1930s. Includes images of missionaries, weddings, portraits, and other items. Also includes a program for the Manti Temple Pageant.


  • approximately 1850-1939


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

Biographical / Historical

The Peterson family was originally from the Ostergotland region of Sweden, and migrated to Provo, Utah following their conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mrs. C.R. Peterson; 1977, 1988.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Cornelius Rawlings Peterson papers (UA 715).

Register of Peterson family photographs
Rose Frank
2011 December 14
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