Photographs of B. H. Roberts
Scope and Contents
Collection includes 168 photographs. Many are copy prints, but there are also many gelatin silver prints and gelatin printing out prints, as well as a few matte collodion prints. Also includes acetate negatives corresponding to some of the copy prints. Photographs center on B. H. Roberts, including many portraits. Also includes photographs of locations associated with him and his life. Also includes photographs of missionaries in the Eastern States mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1922-1927, during Roberts' time as mission president. Also includes a felt pennant reading "Cumorah 1823 Sept. 21-22, 1923." Dated approximately 1870-1939.
- approximately 1870-1939
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Photographs kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Access
Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)
2 folders (0.05 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Available in repository.
Materials were originally donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Truman G. Madsen as part of MSS 1430 B. H. Roberts Collection in 1980. Shortly thereafter, the photographic materials were separated to this collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Truman Madsen, Roberts family, Chad Flake; 1980.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Starrla Pearson; December 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.
- Acetate negatives
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Presidents
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Buildings--Photographs
- Church officers -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Photographs
- Collodion prints
- Copy prints
- Gelatin silver prints
- Mormon missionaries -- East (U.S.) -- Photographs
- Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 -- Photographs
- Register of Photographs of B. H. Roberts
- Under Revision
- Abe Austin
- 2012 February 22
- 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.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States