Maurine Whipple photograph collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs covering the life of Maurine Whipple and the photos included in her books, "The Giant Joshua" and "This is the Place: Utah." It also includes photographs of Aspen Grove, Mt. Timpanogos, Zion National Park, St. George (Utah), De Mille Polygamy House, Bingham Copper Mine, Boston (Mass.), the Armed Service in Kearns (Utah), the St. George Temple and Tabernacle, the Salt Lake Temple and Tabernacle, and Joseph Smith.
- approximately 1918-1968
- Whipple, Maurine, 1903-1992 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Negatives restricted. Prints, scrapbooks, slides, and newspaper clippings open to public access; 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 Maurine Whipple photograph collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Maurine Whipple was born on 20 January 1904 in St. George, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah in 1926 and taught school for six years. In 1941, she wrote "The Giant Joshua", about polygamy in Southern Utah, and in 1945 she wrote "This is the Place: Utah". She passed away on 12 April 1992, in St. George.
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation; Maurine Whipple; 2007.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
- Register of Maurine Whipple photograph collection
- Lucas J. Chehda
- 2012 March 28
- 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.