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Arthur A. Baird photograph album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8349

Scope and Contents

Photograph album from 1899 by Arthur A. Baird. The first page indicates that it was a Christmas gift to Maurice Moriarty. The album contains twenty-two black and white photographs mostly of Yosemite. There is also one photograph of the Salt Lake Temple.


  • 1899


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 Arthur A. Baird photograph album of a trip to Yosemite and other Western locales must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Arthur A. Baird (1870-1937) was a real estate broker in California.

Arthur A. Baird was born March 23, 1870 in Augusta, Missouri to William H. Baird and Sarah B. Cosad. He and his family migrated westward prior to 1900 and settled in Los Angeles, California, where he worked as a real estate salesman and broker. He married during the 1910s, but later divorced. Baird died on November 5, 1937 in Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, California.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Ron Lerner in 2013.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Ron Lerner; 2013.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2014.

Register of Arthur A. Baird photograph album
Anne Ashton
2014 November 28
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