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Photographs from the LDS Family History Library

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3766

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 76 black and white photographs, 31 cabinet photographs, 3 carte-de-visites, 9 tintype photographs, 4 35-mm black and white negatives, and 24 color photographs of people. Most of the people in the photographs are identified. Also included in the collection is the Will and Testament of Charles Beaven, a list of Beaven family members, a story titled βOur Tunnel at Night,γ an inventory of Charles Beaven, and a letter to Charles Beaven from his daughter. There is also a Wheeler & Wilson sewing machine manual, a book with the sacrament prayer, and some letters.


  • approximately 1880-1980

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; 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 Photographs from the LDS Family History Library must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


3 folders (0.24 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These items was donated to Special Collections in 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; LDS Family History Library; 1995.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of Photographs from the LDS Family History Library
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