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Collection of office technology

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3354

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains 4 typewriters, 1 light projector, 1 phonograph, 1 binder, 1 computer, and 1 magnetic tape player.


  • approximately 1940-1990


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Collection of office technology must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


9 items (11 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Objects used to create manuscripts. Collection organized by technology organization, not chronologically.

Arrangement note

Series arranged by technology organization, not chronologically. Inventory list notes item orgin. This collection is arranged in 6 series. 1. Typewriter; 2. Light projector; 3. Phonograph; 4. Binder; 5. Computer; and, 6. Magnetic tape player.

Other Finding Aids note

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

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.

Custodial History note

Transferred to artificial collection from multiple installments. See case file for specific provenances.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note


Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Jonathan Farrell; 2 October 2006.

Register of the Collection of office technology
In Progress
Jonathan Farrell
2 October 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