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Karl E. Young photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS P 741

Scope and Contents

Young photographs, 1890-1980 collection contains 309 photographs, 17 slides, 93 negatives, 4 filmstrips, and 5 transparencies of Native Americans, the Mormon colonies in northern Mexico, and family photographs.


  • 1890-1980


Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access. Negatives restricted; 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 Young photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Young was a professor of English and French at BYU from 1930 to 1971. He was also an author.


1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


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 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Elma Young; 1991.


Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These items are part of the Photographs Archive.

Register of Young photographs
Abe Austin
2012 March 21
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