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Photographs of the "Mormon Meteor" on the Salt Flats near Salt Lake City

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2075

Scope and Contents

Contains views of David A. Jenkins driving his race car, the "Mormon Meteor," on the Salt Flats west of the Great Salt Lake. Inscription indicates that Jenkins gave the photos to Heber J. Grant, the seventh president of the Mormon Church. The album was then given by president Grant to the Heber J. Grant Library at Brigham Young University.

Dates

  • 1937 September 3

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of the "Mormon Meteor" on the Salt Flats near Salt Lake City must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.5 linear feet) : photo album, 13 items

Custodial History

Donated by Mormon Church president, Heber J. Grant, to Heber J. Grant Library, Brigham Young University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection of photographs was formerly cataloged in the Americana Collection call # 976.72 J41P.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Photographs of the "Mormon Meteor" on the Salt Flats near Salt Lake City
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 May 13
Description rules
Appm
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States