Japanese photo album

Japanese photo album

Dates: approximately 1939-1945

Materials include a photo album belonging to an unidentified Japanese family from between approximately 1939 and 1945. The photo album contains photographs of people, places, and events in Japan. There are also some Japanese documents and some newspaper articles in English about Japan during World War II.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 8243
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in Japanese and English.
Technical Requirements
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 Japanese photo album 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 8243; Japanese photo album; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8243, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This photo album was donated to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Erline Lindberg. She inherited it from her mother upon her mother's death in August 2003. It is unknown how her mother came to possess the album.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Erline Lindberg; 2012.
Subject Terms
City and Town Life; Home and Family; Images; Japan; Japan--Photographs; Japanese; Military; Social History; Social Life and Customs; Soldiers--Japan; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Asia; World War, 1939-1945--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--Photography
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.; Photograph albums; Photographs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Japanese photo album
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Anne Ashton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:37-0600
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