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Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University

Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University

Dates: approximately 1920-1970

Collection contains photographs taken at and around Brigham Young University (BYU) campus from the 1920s through the 1970s. Many of the photographs were used in church magazines by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The photographs document the changes on BYU campus through aerial photographs as well as photos of the various buildings constructed on campus through this time period. Several prominent church leaders as well as important university faculty members can be seen in the photographs. Also includes many photographs of students and their activities on campus.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.). -- 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 3700
  • 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: Negatives restricted, but prints available for public access. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Photographs of Brigham Young University must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 3700; Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 3700, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred to Special Collections from the LDS Church Historical Department on November 2, 2006.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; LDS Church Historical Department; 2006.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3700.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--Photographs; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Presidents--Photographs; Church officers--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Photographs; College teachers--Utah--Provo--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education; Provo (Utah)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Aerial photography; Negatives; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Jessica Schroath; 2006-2009.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3700
Finding Aid Title
Church Historical Department collection of photographs of Brigham Young University
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-09T18:00-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


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Tom Wells
Curator - Photograph Archives
tom_wells@byu.edu