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William Martin photograph of Thomas L. Martin

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3687

Scope and Contents

Photograph is of Thomas L. Martin in a group with two other men and three other women. It was taken in December 1950 by Thomas L. Martin's son, William.


  • 1950


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Item 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 William Martin photograph of Thomas L. Martin must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

William R. Martin (1913- ) is the son of Thomas L. Martin.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas L. Martin was born in 1885 and died in 1958. He earned a Ph.D. degree in agronomy from Cornell University. He joined the faculty at Brigham Young University in 1921 under President Franklin Harris, and taught for 37 years. In 1950, he was acclaimed by the American Society of Agronomy as the most successful teacher of agriculture in the United States.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

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Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

Photograph was received by Randy Olsen from Harriet H. Martin. Randy Olsen then gave it to Special Collections on September 11, 2004.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Harriet H. Martin; 2004.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of William Martin photograph of Thomas L. Martin
Abe Austin
2012 March 30
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States