Asahel Curtis photographs of the West

Asahel Curtis photographs of the West

Dates: approximately 1890-1939

Collection includes 60 photographs of the American West, taken by Curtis between the 1890s and the 1930s. Includes images of Seattle, Washington, and Yellowstone National Park.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS P 398
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Asahel Curtis photographs 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 398; Asahel Curtis photographs of the West; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 398, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs; Yellowstone National Park--Photographs
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Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
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Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Curtis (Asahel) photographs of the West
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Finding aid prepared by Lucas J. Chehda
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:29-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Asahel Curtis (1874-1941) was a photographer and photoengraver in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Alaska. He was the owner and operator of the Asahel Curtis Photo Co.

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