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John M. Bernhisel portrait

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 620

Scope and Contents

John Bernhisel portrait, circa 1840-1869 collection contains 1 copy photograph of an engraving of Dr. John Milton Bernhisel.


  • circa 1840-1869


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hours advance notice to access collection.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John M. Bernhisel portrait must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Bernhisel was a medical doctor and the first Utah Territorial delegate to Congress. He obtained permission to copy the Book of Moses from Joseph Smith's bible from Emma Smith and donated it to Brigham Young.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

Physical Location

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

Custodial History

These items was donated to Special Collections in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Bernice Keele; 1975.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Register of John M. Bernhisel portrait
Abe Austin
2012 April 18
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