Utah, George Beard Photograph Collection - FamilySearch Historical Records
What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]
The collection covers the years 1870 to 1944. It consists of an index to the Beard photograph collection located in the Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, located at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. This index does not include every photograph in the collection but is limited to those containing individuals who have been identified by the photographer or by the record custodian. The entire collection, as well as a more detailed description of each photograph,can be found on the BYU Library website.
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Utah, George Beard Photograph Collection, 1870-1944.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The records generally contain the following:
- Contractor's name - usually refers to the family name associated with the photograph
- Date photograph was taken
- Description of the content of the photograph
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- The name of a parent or date of the event
Search the Index[edit | edit source]You will be able to search this collection when it is published.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Utah.
- Utah Guided Research
- Utah Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1905 | 1900-Present
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.