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Kimball Young photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 346

Scope and Contents

Collection of three black and white photographs, including images of the Sociologists of Utah, of Kimball Young, and of his graduating class. Materials dated 1947-1968.


  • 1947-1968


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

Kimball Young was born October 26, 1893 in Provo, Utah Territory to Oscar Brigham Young and Annie Marie Roseberry Young. He attended Brigham Young University and then got a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He taught social psychology at various universities throughout his career. He is credited as the first trained sociologist to perform a serious study of the effects of polygamy. He married Myra Magdalene Anderson on September 6, 1917 in Salt Lake City. They later divorced and he married Lillian Claire Doster on April 2, 1940. Kimball died September 1, 1972.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Collection was donated by Dr. Eugene Campbell to L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Eugene Campbell; 1980.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

See also the Kimball Young research notes (MSS 1581).

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; June 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused in archival folder.

Register of Kimball Young photographs
Under Revision
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 February 29
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