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Telford, John William, 1944-2019

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1944-2019

Biographical History

John Telford (1944-2019) is a Utah outdoor photographer.

John Telford was born December 31, 1944. Although essentially self-taught, he received an MFA from the University of Utah, where he was the supervisor of photography at Educational Media Services. He is a Professor Emeritus of Brigham Young University, where he was also the chair of the Department of Visual Arts. He also taught at Westminster College, the Salt Lake Art Center, and Hill Air Force Base. Previously he won the prestigious Karl G. Maeser Award for Creative Excellence at BYU and has won numerous other awards and honors throughout the country. His photographs have been published extensively and exhibited both nationally and internationally. He has authored and co-authored seventeen books.

Citation

His Coyote's canyon, 1989: CIP t.p. (photographs by John Telford)

Phone call to pub., 10/13/88 (John William Telford; b. Dec. 31, 1944; not sure if same as Telford, John, author of The longest run)

Deseret Book, website viewed October 11, 2010 (John Telford, master of fine arts from University of Utah; associate professor at Brigham Young University; lives in Sandy, Utah)

John Telford, website viewed October 11, 2010 (John Telford, outdoor photographer; photography professor at Brigham Young University; taught also at Westminster College, the Salt Lake Art Center, and Hill Air Force Base; Department Chair, Visual Arts at Brigham Young University 2003-2005)

Blurb, website viewed August 27, 2019 (John Telford; native of Utah; photographer; retired professor from Brigham Young University; passed away February 1, 2019; wife is Valerie)

Legacy.com, website viewed August 27, 2019 (obituary of John William Telford, December 31, 1944-February 1, 2019 of South Jordan, Utah; passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Johntelfordphotos.com, via WWW, retrieved 10 February 2014 (received MFA from the University of Utah; Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University; was the former Chair od the Department of Visual Arts; won the Karl G. Maeser Award for Creative Excellence at BYU; won numerous other awards; exhibited and published extensively both nationally and internationally; authored and co-authored seventeen books).

lib.utah.edu Artists of Utah page, via WWW, retrieved 10 February 2014 (essentially self-taught; was the supervisor of photograph at Educational Media Services at the University of Utah; also taught at Westminster College, Salt Lake Art Center, and Hill Air Force Base).

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

8 x 10 photographs, approximately 1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include 8 x 10 prints of photographs by John Telford of Latter-day Saints Buildings and Tabernacles in Utah. Materials dated approximately 1995.
Dates: approximately 1995

11 x 14 photographs, approximately 1995-2010

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include 11 x 14 photographs of John Telford photographs of historic Latter-day Saint buildings, Temples, and Tabernacles. Materials dated approximately 1995-2010.
Dates: approximately 1995-2010

11 x 17 photographs, approximately 1998

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include an 11 x 17 photograph of Jerusalem at night by John Telford. Materials dated approximately 1998.
Dates: approximately 1998

14 x 18 photographs, approximately 1995-2010

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 6
Scope and Contents Materials include 14 x 18 photographs by John Telford of historic Latter-day Saint Temples and Tabernacles. Materials dated approximately 1995-2010.
Dates: approximately 1995-2010

16 x 20 photographs, approximately 1995-2010

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 7
Scope and Contents Materials include 16 x 20 photographs taken by John Telford. Subjects include historic Latter-day Saint Temples, Tabernacles, and buildings; Bethlehem, Israel; sites in historic Nauvoo, Illinois; and a sunset landscape. Materials dated approximately 1995-2010.
Dates: approximately 1995-2010

18 x 24 photographs, approximately 1996

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 8
Scope and Contents Materials include 18 x 24 photographs by John Telford taken of sites in historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Materials dated approximately 1996.
Dates: approximately 1996

20 x 24 photographs, approximately 1995-2002

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 9
Scope and Contents Materials include 20 x 24 photographs by John Telford of historic Latter-day Saint sites. These include Temples, Tabernacles, buildings, and sites in Nauvoo. There is also a poster from an exhibition of John Telford's photographs. Materials dated approximately 1995-2002.
Dates: approximately 1995-2002

20 x 32 photographs, approximately 1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 11
Scope and Contents Materials include 20 x 32 photographs by John Telford of sites in historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Materials dated approximately 1995.
Dates: approximately 1995

20 x 34 photographs, approximately 1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 12
Scope and Contents Materials include a 20 x 34 photograph by John Telford of historic sites in Nauvoo, Illinois. Materials dated approximately 1995.
Dates: approximately 1995

22 x 28 photographs, approximately 1995-2000

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 10
Scope and Contents Materials include 22 x 28 photographs by John Telford of historic Latter-day Saint Tabernacles. Materials dated approximately 1995-2000.
Dates: approximately 1995-2000