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Wilson family photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 283

Scope and Contents

Collection includes 44 photographs and nine tintypes of the Wilson family. Most photographs are cartes-de-visite of unidentified individuals. Original album also included in collection. Dated approximately 1860-1929.


  • approximately 1860-1929

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

2 boxes (0.27 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Original album purchased from the Wilson family in Martinsville, Ind., and subsequently donated to the repository by Kendall Payne in 1979. Album was disbound during processing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kendall Payne; 1979.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; August 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Wilson family photographs
Under Revision
Garrett Schroath
2011 October 10
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