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James J. Booth portrait of a woman

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 345

Scope and Contents

Portrait of an unidentified woman, taken by James J. Booth sometime during the 1870s or 1880s.


  • approximately 1870-1889


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

James J. Booth was born James Joseph Booth on June 12, 1843 in Stockport, England to John Booth and Ruth Gamble Booth. He married Margaret Holland on January 10, 1863 in Oldham, England. They had three children. They seem to have separated sometime around 1870. In 1873, he and Annis Edee Wych, who was listed as his wife, immigrated to the United States with their two children. They then made their way to Utah, where they were married on March 23, 1877 in St. George, Utah. James married Esther Elizabeth Tye on the same day, and they would go on to have nine children. James worked throughout his life as a photographer, becoming quite popular in St. George. He died April 11, 1897.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of James J. Booth portrait of a woman
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 February 29
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