Ferris family photographs and negative

Ferris family photographs and negative

Dates: approximately 1860-1979

Collection includes 91 photographs and one negative with images of the Ferris family. Photographs were originally taken between the 1860s and the 1970s.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS P 408
  • 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.
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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 Ferris family photographs and negative 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 408; Ferris family photographs and negative; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 408, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1982.
Related Material
See also the Ferris and Lovejoy families papers (MSS 1505).
Subject Terms
Farris family--Photographs; Texas Rangers--Photographs
Genre / Form
Cartes-de-visite; Negatives; Photographs
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Ferris family photographs and negative
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucas J. Chehda
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:30-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

The Ferris family were a frontier family in the West. Warren A. Ferris was a fur trapper in the Rocky Mountains in the mid-19th century, and his son, Charles, was a Texas Ranger.

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