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Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3700

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains photographs taken at and around Brigham Young University (BYU) campus from the 1920s through the 1970s. Many of the photographs were used in church magazines by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The photographs document the changes on BYU campus through aerial photographs as well as photos of the various buildings constructed on campus through this time period. Several prominent church leaders as well as important university faculty members can be seen in the photographs. Also includes many photographs of students and their activities on campus.

Dates

  • approximately 1920-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Negatives restricted, but prints available for public access. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Permission to publish material from the Photographs of Brigham Young University must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

This collection contains photographs taken at and around BYU campus from the 1920s through the 1970s. Many of the photographs were used in LDS Church Magazines. The photographs document the changes on BYU campus through aerial photographs as well as photos of the various buildings constructed on campus through this time period.

Other Finding Aids note

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

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3700.xml

Custodial History note

Transferred to Special Collections from the LDS Church Historical Department on November 2, 2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred; LDS Church Historical Department; 2006.

Appraisal note

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information note

Processed; Jessica Schroath; 2006-2009.
Title
Register of the Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University
Status
Completed
Author
L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Date
ca. 1920s-1970s
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States