Emil Kopac photographs of Western trails

Emil Kopac photographs of Western trails

Dates: approximately 1930-1939

Collection includes 238 photographs of Western trails and monuments, including the Oregon Trail, the Pony Express, and the Lewis and Clark Expedition route. Photographs were taken by Emil Kopac during the 1930s.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.12 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kopac, Emil, 1886-1970
  • Call Number: MSS P 448
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Emil Kopac photographs of Western trails 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 448; Emil Kopac photographs of Western trails; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 448, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1984.
Subject Terms
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail--Photographs; Monuments--West (U.S.)--Photographs; Oregon National Historic Trail--Photographs; Pony Express National Historic Trail--Photographs
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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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Kopac (Emil) photographs of Western trails
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:29-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Emil Kopac (1886-1970) was a farmer and amateur photographer in Colorado and the West.

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