Arthur A. Baird photograph album

Arthur A. Baird photograph album

Dates: 1899

Photograph album from 1899 by Arthur A. Baird. The first page indicates that it was a Christmas gift to Maurice Moriarty. The album contains twenty-two black and white photographs mostly of Yosemite. There is also one photograph of the Salt Lake Temple.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Baird, Arthur A., 1870-1937
  • Call Number: MSS 8349
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Item kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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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 Arthur A. Baird photograph album of a trip to Yosemite and other Western locales 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 8349; Arthur A. Baird photograph album; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8349, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Ron Lerner in 2013.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Ron Lerner; 2013.
Subject Terms
Images; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)--Photographs; Material Types; Landscapes--California--Yosemite National Park--Photographs; Baird, Arthur A., 1870-1937; Salt Lake Temple--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs; Landscape photography; Photograph albums
Processing Information
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Baird (Arthur A.) photograph album
Finding Aid Author
Anne Ashton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-06-16 15:40:29 -0600.
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Biographical History

Arthur A. Baird (1870-1937) was a real estate broker in California.

Arthur A. Baird was born March 23, 1870 in Augusta, Missouri to William H. Baird and Sarah B. Cosad. He and his family migrated westward prior to 1900 and settled in Los Angeles, California, where he worked as a real estate salesman and broker. He married during the 1910s, but later divorced. Baird died on November 5, 1937 in Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, California.

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