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Austin P. Larrabee scrapbook

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7592

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains photographs of various scenic areas, particularly Bryce Canyon, Utah, and the Grand Teton Mountain Range, Wyoming, and several photographs of bird nests, birds, other animals, trees, other plants, and rocks. Also included are photographs of naturalist associates and family members of Austin P. Larrabee. Most photographs are labeled, but few are marked with a date.

Dates

  • approximately 1914-1926

Creator

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 the Austin P. Larrabee scrapbook must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Austin P. Larrabee (1878-1954) was a professor of natural science in South Dakota.

Austin Park Larrabee was born January 26, 1878 in the state of Maine to James Morell and Priscilla Woodward Larrabee. He married Winona Jane Jones. He attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and graduated in 1901. Following his graduation, Larrabee became a professor of natural science at Yankton College in Yankton, South Dakota. He enjoyed the American West and documented his various zoological field trips in a scrapbook, circa 1914-1926. Austin Park Larrabee passed away on May 5, 1954, in Seattle, Washington.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Purchased in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; 2010.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

The Austin P. Larrabee scrapbook includes photographs of Utah wildlife and scenery.

Processing Information

Processed; Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
Title
Register of Austin P. Larrabee scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Audrey Spainhower, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator
Date
2010 June
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