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Farr family photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 201

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 44 negatives of photographs of the Farr family, taken between the 1890s and the 1940s. Also includes photocopies of pages of a book on which these photographs appear.


  • approximately 1890-1949

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives. Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Access

Items 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 Farr family photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

The Farr family, led by Lorin Farr (1820-1909) helped settle Weber County, Utah, and were prominent members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the region.


2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Materials were donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1982.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; August 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy.

Register of Farr family photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 February 23
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