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Wallace F. Bennett photographs and slides

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 213

Scope and Contents

Collection includes four publicity photographs and 25 slides collected by Wallace F. Bennett. Includes personal as well as campaign materials. Dated 1910-1990.


  • approximately 1910-1990


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. 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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Wallace Foster Bennett was born November 13, 1898 in Salt Lake City, Utah to John Foster Bennett and Rosetta Wallace Bennett. He married Frances Marion Grant on September 6, 1922. They went on to have five children. He graduated from the University of Utah with an A.B. degree in 1919. He held a number of jobs, including president of Bennett Glass and Paint and founder and president of the Bennett Motor Company. In 1950, he ran as a Republican candidate for, and was subsequently elected to, one of Utah's two senate seats. He was re-elected in 1956, 1962, and 1968. He retired in 1974. He passed away in 1993 in Utah.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Wallace F. Bennett; 1974, 1977.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Wallace F. Bennett papers (MSS 20).

Processing Information

Processed; Starrla Pearson; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for presercation.

Register of Wallace F. Bennett photographs and slides
In Progress
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.

Revision Statements

  • 2022 June 28: Update finding aid to be DACS compliant and house in sleeves for preservation; Starrla Pearson.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States