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Fairbanks, John B. (John Boylston), 1855-1940

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1855-1940

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 4261
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty eight 11 x 14 enlargements of photographs by John B. Fairbanks. The photographs are of Benjamin Cluff, streets and buildings in Provo, New York Harbor, his family members, and members of the Central American Expedition. Also in the collection are forty eight 11 x 14 enlargements of photographs of sculptures created by Avard T. Fairbanks. The sculptures are of a variety of subjects, including Brigham Young, Joseph Smith, Abraham Lincoln, and the pioneers.
Dates: approximately 1897-1982

John B. Fairbanks diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 140
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with typescripts of several items. The diaries have many gaps. They principally cover the time Fairbanks served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission from 1881 to 1883 and when he served as a missionary for the same faith in South and Central America from 1900 to 1902. On the second mission, Fairbanks accompanied the "Cluff" expedition; led by Benjamin Cluff, president of the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah; to find evidence supporting the...
Dates: 1877-1914

John B. Fairbanks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 841
Scope and Contents This collection consists of memorabilia, letters, essays, and biographies of Fairbanks. Three of the letters are from Joseph F. Smith, an apostle and later president, of the Mormon Church. The essays include "The History of Art" and "A Short Sketch of the Life of the Artist John Hafen" by Fairbanks.Two biographies of Fairbanks are in the collection. One is handwritten, 80 pages in length, and is entitled "Interesting Incidents from the Life of J. B. Fairbanks by his Wife Florence...
Dates: 1891-1937

John B. Fairbanks photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 9
Overview Collection includes black and white photographs of Provo, Utah, and some photographs of the Cluff Expedition to Mexico.
Dates: 1897-1902