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Stowell family photographs of Colonia Juarez

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 172

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs and corresponding safety film negatives of of Colonia Juarez, Mexico and of Mexican revolutionary forces. Photographs were taken by the Stowell family between 1902 and 1912.


  • approximately 1902-1912

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 Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

The Stowell family, led by William Rufus Rogers Stowell, settled in Mormon settlement of Colonia Juarez, Mexico. The family was forced out of the country during the Mexican Revolution, and settled in Arizona.


3 folders (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials were donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Earl Stowell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Earl Stowell.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; August 2022. Updated finding aid for DACSS compliane and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Stowell family photographs of Colonia Juarez
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 February 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