Ida Blum photographs

Ida Blum photographs

Dates: approximately 1850-1969

Collection includes 405 photographs and one daguerreotype of Nauvoo, Illinois. Includes images of buildings, as well as photographic reproductions of paintings. Original images date from between the 1850s and the 1960s.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.). -- 2 oversize folder (0.6 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Blum, Ida
  • Call Number: MSS P 38
  • 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. Items 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 Ida Blum photographs 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 38; Ida Blum photographs; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 38, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ida Blum; 1977.
Related Material
See also the Ida Blum papers (MSS 1891).
Subject Terms
Buildings--Illinois--Nauvoo--Photographs; Images; Material Types; Nauvoo (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs; Nauvoo (Ill.)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Daguerreotypes; Photographs
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Blum (Ida) photographs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:29-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Ida Blum (1889-1980) was a historian in Nauvoo, Illinois. She wrote various articles about the town and the Mormons.

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