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Kent P. Jackson photographs, approximately 1995-2017

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9049 Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contains 35 photographs and negatives taken by Kent P. Jackson of church historical sites. These include photographs around the town of Palmyra, New York, early church buildings around Palmyra, and the construction of the Nauvoo Temple in Nauvoo, Illinois. Also contains a head shot of Elihu Phinney, and three photos of the Joseph Smith Translation manuscript. Dated approximately 1995-2017.


  • approximately 1995-2017


Conditions Governing Access

Series includes photo negatives that were scanned and printed off. Negatives will be taken and placed in freezer, and not accessible to the public.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Kent P. Jackson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Kent P. Jackson (1949- ) is a professor of religion in Utah.

Kent P. Jackson was born August 9, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Nancy Porter and together they have had five children. He received his B.A. from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Ancient Studies, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan. He has taught at Brigham Young University since 1980. He served in many positions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Jackson is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University and the associate director of the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. He is a former associate dean of Religious Education and chair of Near Eastern Studies at BYU.


2 folders

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Prints of original photo negatives are located in folder 8.

Related Materials

MSS 9049 Photo Negatives in collection will be placed in the freezer.

Related Materials

MSS 9049 Photographs in collection will be placed in the cold vault #24.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States