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Joseph E. Arrington photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 294

Scope and Contents

Collection includes nine photographs, primarily gelatin silver prints. Also includes an embossed leather photograph album containing 18 albumen cartes-de-visite and one matte collodion cabinet card. Also includes one tintype of two men in top hats. The images include portraits and group photographs of family and friends. Dated approximately 1890-1979.


  • approximately 1890-1979


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

Joseph E. Arrington (1895-1986) was a Mormon historian. He was also the uncle of Leonard J. Arrington.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

1 ledger box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Tracey Lee; 1985.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

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

Register of Joseph E. Arrington photographs
Under Revision
Abe Austin
2012 March 06
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 December 6: Photos sleeved, finding aid updated to DACS compliance; Starrla Pearson.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States