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Photochrom Co. photochroms of the West

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 385

Scope and Contents

Collection includes ten photochrom prints of landmark locations in the American West, produced by the Photochrom Co. Includes images of Yellowstone, Devil's Slide, and Mesa Verde.


  • approximately 1898


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 Photochrom Co. photochroms of the West must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

The Photochrom Co., also known as the Photochrom Company of Detroit and the Detroit Photographic Company, was the American licensee of the photochrom photolithographic process. The company was founded in 1895, changing its name in 1906 to the Detroit Publishing Company.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.

Custodial History

Photochroms were previously part of the H.H. Tammen photographs (MSS P 167).


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Refister of Photochrom Co. photochroms of the West
Lucas J. Chehda
2012 February 27
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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