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Church Historical Sites

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3817

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and postcards of various historical sites relating to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These sites include: Nauvoo, Orderville, Kirtland, Palmyra, and various LDS temples. Portraits of people include: Joseph Smith, C.S. Forester, and General Fremont with his wife and daughter. Also included in the collection is a book titled American Frontier Photography and a photograph of the 1955 Utah State Senate 31st session.


  • Approximately 1850-1985

Conditions Governing Access

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 Church Historical Sites must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 oversize folder (1.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These items were received by Special Collections in 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Marie Felt; 1995.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographic Archives.

Register of Church Historical Sites
Lucy Brimhall
2013 April 5
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