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Nelson, Joseph, 1876-1952



  • Existence: 1876 - 1952

Biographical History

Joseph Nelson (1876-1952) was an architect as well as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.

Joseph Nelson blueprints of Amanda Knight Hall, 1939

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Apr. 10, 2009 (Joseph Nelson; architect in Provo, Utah; designed buildings for Brigham Young University; best known for design of Utah County Courthouse Building)

Joseph Nelson, architect, 1986: p. [iii] (Joseph Nelson; b. Jan. 24, 1876 in Mantua, Utah; d. Feb. 6, 1952 in Provo, Utah)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Nelson, Howden and Associates, Inc. architectural drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2030
Scope and Contents

Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Joseph and Willard Nelson, architects. They include designs of banks, schools, and buildings on Brigham Young University campus. The drawings are for buildings located predominantly in Utah, with a few in New York, Oklahoma, Colorado, Idaho, and California. Also available is a preliminary inventory describing the building names and locations.

Dates: approximately 1910-1999

Joseph Nelson blueprints of the George H. Brimhall Building

 Item — Oversize-folder 1
Identifier: UA 445
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 8 blueprints of the addition to the George H. Brimhall Building created by Nelson in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Joseph Nelson papers on the Heber J. Grant Building

 Collection — Box G1-G9: [Barcode: 31197231035145]
Identifier: UA 172
Scope and Contents

Contains blueprints, drawings, correspondence, and a report concerning bids, building plans and specifications for the Heber J. Grant Library.

Dates: 1925

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Architectural drawings 2
Colleges and Universities 2
Education 2
Architecture -- Drawings 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1