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N. Ross and Susannah Smith Beatie postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS P 510

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 492 postcards collected by Beatie and Smith between the 1900s and the 1930s. Many of the postcards contain the correspondence between Beatie and Smith during his mission to the eastern United States. The postcards include images of locations throughout the United States, as well as England, Canada, Ireland, and Australia. Most are commercially produced, although some are personal photographs.


  • Publication: approximately 1900-1939


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 N. Ross and Susannah Smith Beatie postcards must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Susannah Smith Beatie (1890-1984) was a singer in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was the wife of N. Ross Beatie, singing with him in the Tabernacle Choir between 1936 and 1957.

Biographical / Historical

N. Ross Beatie (1886-1958) was a singer in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the East, and later sang with the Tabernacle Choir.


1 box (0.25 linear ft.)

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; N. Ross Beatie and Sue B. Smith; 1974.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of N. Ross and Susannah Smith Beatie postcards
Abe Austin
2012 March 06
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