James E. Talmage photographs

James E. Talmage photographs

Dates: 1891-1900

Collection contains 33 photographs taken between 1891 and 1900, including microscopic and X-ray images. Photographs' subjects include insects, mineral formations, landscapes, hair, and a laboratory.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933
  • Call Number: MSS 3042
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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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 James E. Talmage photographs 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 3042; James E. Talmage photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3042, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Originally owned by James E. Talmage. Donated to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives, deaccessioned, and then donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections under the direction of Brian Sokolowski.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3042.xml
Subject Terms
Artemia--Photographs; Caribou--Photographs; Carson City (Nev.)--Photographs; City Creek (Salt Lake County, Utah)--Photographs; Fleas--Photographs; Wayne County (Utah)--Photographs; Yellowstone National Park--Photographs
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Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Talmage (James E.) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-14T08:33-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

In addition to Elder James E. Talmage's ecclesiastical and literary renown, he was also well-known as a scientist and teacher. From 1894 to 1897 he was an administrator at the University of Utah, as well as a professor of geology. Elder Talmage was also a member of many professional scientific associations.

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