KBYU interview with Thomas R. Wells
Scope and Contents
KBYU broadcast report on L. Tom Perry Special Collections Photo Archives projects designed to make photographs, many of which from Church Archives, available on the Internet. Interviewee Tom Wells explains the process (i.e., preservation, description, access, and Internet folksonomy) used in preparing the digital collections. Report discusses some photographers in the collection, including: Walter Mason Camp, photographer of the Indian Wars of North America; Edith Irvine, photographer of San Francisco 1906 Earthquake; C.R. Savage, photographer of landscapes in Western United States, mining activities, Native Americans, and early Church officials; William Henry Jackson, photographer of Western United States, Mexico, Asia, and Pacific countries; and George Edward Anderson, photographer of Church members and historical sites.
- Wells, Thomas R. (interviewee, Person)
- KBYU (Radio station : Provo, Utah) (broadcaster, 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 KBYU interview with Thomas R. Wells must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas R. Well is the curator of the Photo Archives at Brigham Young University.
1 sound disc
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
- Register of KBYU interview with Thomas R. Wells
- Rose Frank
- 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.