Natural History Museum catalogs
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 784
Scope and Contents
Collection contains two catalogs. One has no dates, but the acquisition entries date from ca. 1870-1917. Many objects collected and donated by James Talmage. A certain number of items cataloged as originating from early Church members, including Joseph Smith and his peers. The other catalog records museum acquisitions from 1891-1915. Acquisitions ranged from whole to part mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, insects, textiles, plants, fibers, seeds, grains, coral, and assorted artifacts from various parts of the world.
- Brigham Young University (Organization)
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 Natural History Museum catalogs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Founded as Brigham Young Academy in 1875, Brigham Young University has grown into one of the largest private institutions of higher education in the United States.
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Photocopies. 2 copies with the Bean Museum; originals in the Vasco Tanner collection, department of Manuscripts.
- Register of Natural History Museum catalogs
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 August 4
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.