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Collection of Civil War photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 25

Scope and Contents

Collection contains eighty-one images of people and soldiers from the era of the American Civil War. Includes engravings of Union and Confederate leaders. Many of the photographs of soldiers in the 77th Regiment, New York Infantry. Also includes copy prints and negatives of the original album. Dated approximately 1860-1869.

Dates

  • approximately 1860-1869

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Item kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of Civil War photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

2 folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Album of photographs deposited by Kathleen Preiss in 1988. Photographs subsequently removed from the album, and copy photographs created by the repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited; Kathleen Preiss; 1988 (A1988-103, A1988-250).

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

General

Only the cartes-de-visite are described at the item level and linked to this description.

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; July 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

  • 96 copy prints and 96 corresponding copy negatives of cartes-de-visite
Title
Register of Collection of Civil War photographs
Status
Under Revision
Author
Cory Nimer
Date
2012 May 11
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