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Franklin Folsom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1777

Scope and Contents

Research notes, photocopies of drawings and photographs, a script, articles, correspondence, and archaeological site reports. The materials relate to Folsom's research on Indians of North America including antiquities and arrow heads, primarily in the American Southwest.


  • 1939-1979


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Photographs: 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 Franklin Folsom papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

American archaeologist and author.


4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Fred Rosenstock; 1982.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Franklin Folsom papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 Apri 19
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