Vernon W. Larsen photographs
Scope and Contents
Contains photographs taken by Vernon W. Larsen while he served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii from 1940 to 1941. The photographs are in a variety of sizes and are mostly of the people in the area, but some are of the other missionaries serving. Also included are photographs taken of the Brigham Young University campus in the early 1940s and pictures of Japan during the United States occupation after World War II.
- approximately 1940s
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 Vernon W. Larsen photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Vernon W. Larsen (1920-2003) was a professor of sociology at Brigham Young University.
Vernon Wallace Larsen was born on April 13, 1920, to Vernon Roderick Larsen and Ivy Leona Conder in Monroe, Utah. From 1940 to 1941, he served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Hawaii. On July 28, 1943, he married Margaret Brandley in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. He later taught sociology at Brigham Young University. Vernon Wallace Larsen died on November 7, 2003, in Orem, Utah.
3 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials were left in original order.
Donated by Kristina Fife in 2008. Donated by Kristina Fife in 2011.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Kristina Fife; 2008. Donated; Kristina Fife; 2011.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history. (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010 and 2011.
- Register of the Vernon W. Larsen photographs
- Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, Curator
- 2010 June 9
- 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.