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Collection of early portrait photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 623

Scope and Contents

Contains one ambrotype, with a corresponding copy negative, and 11 tintypes. Most are portraits of individuals or small groups. Dated approximately 1850-1889.

Dates

  • approximately 1850-1889

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 72 hours advance notice.

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 specialcollections@byu.edu.

Extent

3 boxes (0.07 linear ft.)

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Materials were donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Dale Pomeroy in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Dale Pomeroy; 1978.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; September 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Title
Register of Collection of early portrait photographs
Status
Under Revision
Author
Abe Austin
Date
2012 April 18
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