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Frederick A. Caine photographs of Japanese Mormons

Frederick A. Caine photographs of Japanese Mormons

Dates: 1902-1904

Frederick A. Caine collected these five photographs during his mission to Japan for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints circa 1902-1904. Three of the photographs are other missionaries in the field, two of the photographs presumably depict members of the church in Japan. Interpretation of the Japanese characters on the photographs indicates that these are collected by (or given to) Frederick A. Caine during his time as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Japan.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Caine, Frederick A.
  • Call Number: MSS 6685
  • 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.
Technical Requirements
Photographs kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Frederick A. Caine photographs of Japanese Mormons 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 6685; Frederick A. Caine photographs of Japanese Mormons; Photographs (Photograph Archives); L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6685, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from a book dealer in 2008.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; John Watkins; 2008.
Subject Terms
Caine, Frederick A.--Photographs; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Japan; Japan--Photographs; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Japan
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; GlendaLynn Ainsworth, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Caine (Frederick A.) photographs of Japanese Mormons
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:06-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Frederick A Caine was born March 24, 1884 in Coalville, Utah. His parents were Alfred H. Caine and Margaret A. Mitchell. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, circa 1902-1904.

Frederick married Esther H. Howe on June 4, 1912. He died August 14, 1929 in Idaho Falls and was buried in Salt Lake City.

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