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Photographs of John Birch

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3673

Scope and Contents

Two negatives and one photograph of John Birch and three Chinese people in China during World War II.


  • approximately 1944


Conditions Governing Access

Negatives; Restricted. Prints; Open to public access;in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. His photographic archive includes 3000 photos taken.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of John Birch must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

John Birch was an American Military Intelligence Officer and Baptist missionary in China during World War II and died in China in 1945.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

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

Custodial History

Collected by Steve Johnson, given to son Andrew, donated by him to BYU Photo Archives in 1994.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Andrew Hart Johnson; 1994.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These materials are part of the Photograph Archives.

Register of Photographs of John Birch
Abe Austin
2012 April 03
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