Impossible journey

Impossible journey

Dates: approximately 1940

Reenactment of the "Hole in the Rock" expedition of 1880, filmed under the auspices of the Utah Board of Education.

  • Extent: 1 reel : motion picture (sd., col.) ; 16 mm.
  • Creator: Utah State Board of Education
  • Call Number: MSS 2125
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Access restricted. Permission to use must be obtained from curator of Motion Picture Archives.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Impossible journey must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2125; Impossible journey; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2125, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Film in possession of the Walton family, donated to BYU by Elaine Perkins Walton as their representative.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Elaine Perkins Walton; 1999.
Subject Terms
Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; Hole-in-the-Rock (Utah); Mormons--Colonization--Utah--San Juan County
Genre / Form
Documentary films
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Impossible journey
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:01-0600
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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts