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Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West

Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West

Dates: approximately 1890-1939

Collection includes 36 photographs and one postcard created by the Detroit Publishing Co. with images of the American West, including Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon. Images were taken between the 1890s and the 1930s, and include photochrom prints.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder ; (0.01 linear ft.). -- 2 folders ; (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Detroit Publishing Co.
  • Call Number: MSS P 287
  • 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. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West 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 P 287; Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 287, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--Photographs; Images; Material Types; West (U.S.)--Photographs; Yellowstone National Park--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photochrom prints; Photographs; Postcards
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSP287
Finding Aid Title
Detroit Publishing Co. photographs and postcard of the West
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:20-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Detroit Publishing Co. was founded in 1905 through a merger of the Detroit Photographic Co. and Photochrom Co. The company declared bankruptcy in 1924 and was liquidated in 1932.



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