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Photographs of Church history sites

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 534

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 70 photographs, with corresponding safety film negatives, of Church history sites, including: Kirtland, Ohio; Hill Cumorah, New York; and Sharon, Vermont. The majority of the photographs in the collection appear to have been taken at the dedication of the Joseph Smith monument in Vermont in approximately 1905.


  • approximately 1905

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 the Supervisor of Reference Services at


4 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Custodial History

Materials were donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Cleone Isom in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Cleone Isom; 1978.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; September 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Photographs of Church history sites
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 March 08
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