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Photographs of the West

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 245

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 138 photographs, 43 postcards, one tintype, and a newspaper with images of Western landscapes and public figures, with a particular focus on Colorado. Original images were taken between the 1840s and the 1920s.


  • approximately 1840-1929

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 publish material from Photographs of the West must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 oversize folder ; (0.01 linear ft.)

1 box ; (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1979, 1980, 1981.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Register of Photographs of the West
Rose Frank
2011 November 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