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Orville C. Roberts photographs, postcards, and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 211

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 116 photographs, postcards, and cartes-de-visite of the Roberts family and other families. These include the Stevens, Allen, Gibson, Biggs, Cooper, Steele, and Young families. Also includes one negative. Photographs were collected by Orville C. Roberts between the 1860s and the 1960s. Includes photographs by Savage and Ottinger, and C.W. Carter.


  • approximately 1860-1969


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 Orville C. Roberts photographs, postcards, and other material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Orville C. Roberts (1869-1942) was a farmer and rancher in Utah and New Mexico.


3 folders

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jennie N. Weeks.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Frank H. Roberts photographs (MSS P 208), the Howard D. Roberts photographs (MSS P 209), the Louis D. Roberts photographs (MSS P 210), the Don C. Roberts photographs (MSS P 207), the Harriet V. Steele photographs (MSS P 212), and the Daphne Hartle photographs (MSS P 218).

Register of Orville C. Roberts photographs, postcards, and other material
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