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Joseph C. Nelson photographs of Brigham Young University

Joseph C. Nelson photographs of Brigham Young University

Dates: approximately 1920-1929

Materials include forty-seven photographs that document campus life in the 1920s. Subjects include Cleo and Tarbo (early Brigham Young University cougar cub mascots), the construction of the Heber J. Grant Library, lower campus, and student activities. Also included are photographs of Mount Timpanogos. Dated approximately 1920-1929.

  • Extent: 5 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Nelson, Joseph C. (Joseph Call), 1901-1952
  • Call Number: UA 1007
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Collection arranged topically.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph C. Nelson photographs of Brigham Young University must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1007; Joseph C. Nelson photographs of Brigham Young University; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1007, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Rae Nelson Mildenhall in August 2002. Rae Nelson Mildenhall was Joseph Call Nelson's daughter.
Acquisition Information
Gift; Rae Nelson Mildenhall; August 2002.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young Academy--Buildings--Photographs; Heber J. Grant Building (Provo, Utah)--Photographs; Colleges and Universities; Education; Provo (Utah)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Processing Information
Processed; J. Gordon Daines III; September 2002.
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1007
Finding Aid Title
Nelson (Joseph C.) photographs of Brigham Young University
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucas J. Chehda
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-08T15:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Joseph C. Nelson (1901-1952) was an architect in Utah.

Joseph Call Nelson was born on May 24, 1901 in Brigham City, Utah to Joseph Nelson and Sarah Eliza Call. He was a student at Brigham Young University and went on to a career as an architect, working in Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1928 he married Dorothy Decker, and they had four children together. Nelson died on November 22, 1952 in Provo, Utah.



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