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Daily Herald newspaper photographs

Identifier: MSS 3341

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of approximately 5,500 proof sheets and 17,800 negatives of photographs taken by the Daily Herald Newspaper Staff of Provo, Utah, generally between the years of 1983 to 1993. Images depict a wide array of subjects pertaining to Utah's regional news, particularly in Provo and Utah Valley. Many of these focus on local sports teams and competitions.


  • approximately 1983-1993


Conditions Governing Access

Negatives condition restricted. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice. Patrons should use proof sheets.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Daily Herald newspaper photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Daily Herald was originally established in Provo, Utah in 1898 as the Utah County Democrat. It settled on the name Daily Herald in 1939.


16 cartons (16 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of photographs and negatives taken by the Daily Herald Newspaper Staff of Provo, Utah, generally between the years of 1983 to 1993.


Arranged into nine series: 1. Sports, 1974-1994. 2. Utah locations, circa 1983-1988. 3. Events, people, and buildings, circa 1979. 4. 1984, 1984. 5. Sports, 1982-1986. 6. Events, people, places, and buildings, undated. 7. Brigham Young University football, 1990. 8. Events, people, places, and buildings, undated. 9. Traffic accidents, Provo businesses, and candidates, undated.

These series are generally arranged in alphabetical order by subject in their respective series.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donated to Brigham Young University by the Daily Herald newpaper (Provo, Utah).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Daily Herald newpaper (Provo, UT).


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Under the direction of Tom Wells, Curator; November 7, 2006.

Register of Daily Herald newspaper photographs
Erik Dean Agle
7 Nov. 2006
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

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States