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Ross Welser and Harry L. Thompson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 537

Scope and Contents

Collection includes over 4000 photographs, 3000 slides, 3000 glass plate negatives, and 5000 negatives taken by Ross Welser and Harry L. Thompson between the 1900s and the 1970s. Includes photographs of Salt Lake City, Utah, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Nebraska.

Dates

  • approximately 1900-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

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 Ross Welser and Harry L. Thompson photographs, negatives, and other material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Harry L. Thompson (1888-1983) was a pharmacist and photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Biographical History

Ross Welser (1918-1982) was a photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

12 boxes (6 linear ft.)

Language

English

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Edgar F. Bailey; 1982.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Title
Register of Ross Welser and Harry L. Thompson photographs, negatives, and other material
Status
Completed
Author
Lucas J. Chehda
Date
2012 March 08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States