Interview with Tom Wells

Interview with Tom Wells

Dates: 2006

KBYU broadcast report on L. Tom Perry Special Collections Photo Archives projects designed to make photographs, many of which from Church Archives, available on the Internet. Interviewee Tom Wells explains the process (i.e., preservation, description, access, and Internet folksonomy) used in preparing the digital collections. Report discusses some photographers in the collection, including: Walter Mason Camp, photographer of the Indian Wars of North America; Edith Irvine, photographer of San Francisco 1906 Earthquake; C.R. Savage, photographer of landscapes in Western United States, mining activities, Native Americans, and early Church officials; William Henry Jackson, photographer of Western United States, Mexico, Asia, and Pacific countries; and George Edward Anderson, photographer of Church members and historical sites.

  • Extent: 1 sound disc
  • Creator: Wells, Thomas R.. -- KBYU (Radio station : Provo, Utah)
  • Call Number: MSS 3786
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Interview with Tom Wells 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 3786; Interview with Tom Wells; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3786, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; KBYU.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Media and Communication; Photographs--Collectors and collecting; Wells, Thomas R.; KBYU (Radio station : Provo, Utah); Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928; Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925; Irvine, Edith; Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942; Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909
Genre / Form
Interviews; DVDs
Appraisal Information
Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Interview with Tom Wells
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-10-31 12:20:16 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Thomas R. Well is the curator of the Photo Archives at Brigham Young University.

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