Mercury storage jug

Mercury storage jug

Dates: approximately 1920-1929

Materials include one 4.5 x 2.75 inch ceramic jug. The word "Mercury" is stamped on the front in black. The jug was used to store mercury for photographic printing. Materials dated approximately 1920-1929.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 8702
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted. See Supervisor of Reference Services for permission to access. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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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 materials from Mercury storage jug 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 8702; Mercury storage jug; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8702, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were purchased from Charles Schwartz Ltd. in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Charles Schwartz Ltd.; 2014.
Subject Terms
Science, Technology, and Health; Photography; Photography--Equipment and supplies--Specimens
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Processing Information
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Mercury storage jug
Finding Aid Author
Anne Ashton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-05-12 15:09:16 -0600.
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