Thomas R. Jones postcards

Thomas R. Jones postcards

Dates: bulk 1909-1912, 1905-1912, bulk 1909-1912

Collection consists of postcards to and from Thomas R. Jones between 1905 and 1912. The majority of the correspondence documents his service as a Mormon missionary. The collection also includes blank postcards with images of European countries and photographic postcards.

  • Extent: 42 folders (0.5 linear ft.) : (449 items)
  • Creator: Jones, Thomas R. (Thomas Rose), 1879-1967
  • Call Number: MSS 3885
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Organized into two series: I. Postcards, 1905-1912 (bulk 1909-1912). II. Photographic postcards, 1909-1911.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Thomas R. Jones postcards 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 3885; Thomas R. Jones postcards; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3885, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Gaye Willis; 2007.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Germany--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Switzerland--History; Jones, Thomas R. (Thomas Rose), 1879-1967--Correspondence; Religion; Evangelistic work--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--20th century; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon families--Utah--History; Mormon missionaries--Germany--Correspondence; Mormon missionaries--Switzerland--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Photographs; Postcards
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Jones (Thomas R.) postcards
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:21-0700
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Biographical History

Thomas R. Jones (1879-1967) was a farmer and schoolteacher from Weber County, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Switzerland and Germany between 1909 and 1912.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts