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Andrew J. Russell photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 63

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographic prints of selected Russell's images, as well as microfiche copies of a wider selection of his work. Images include Yellowstone, railroads, Native Americans, and Mormons. One of the prints is a copy of the Russell photograph of the Samuel Ashton cabin and family.


  • 1868-1869


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 Andrew J. Russell photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew J. Russell (1829-1902) was a Western photographer who documented the early West as well as the American Civil War.


1 oversize box

4 folder (0.04 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Oakland Museum.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information

Processed; Jamie Wiser; July 2022. Updated finding aid for DACS compliance and accuracy. Rehoused photographs to plastic sleeves for preservation.

Register of Andrew J. Russell photographs
Under Revision
Rose Frank
2011 November 7
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