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John Homer Wakefield photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 948

Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of various buildings, faculty members, students, and activities of Brigham Young University during the years of 1913-1978.


  • 1913-1978


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Homer Wakefield photograph collection must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

John Homer Wakefield was born in 1901 in Huntington, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Botany. He did further studies at the University of Minnesota in musicology and joined the BYU music faculty in 1946. He was a talented photographer, producing many photo essays. He retired from BYU in 1966 and died in 1989.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donated by John Homer Wakefield in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Homer Wakefield; 1986.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Brian Reeves and Carrie Strong; August 2000.

Register of the John Homer Wakefield photographs
John Homer Wakefield
2000 August
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.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • 2009 October 9: GilEADized to correct small errors, edited for compliance with DACS and CCLA standards.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US