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Hafen, John, 1856-1910

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1856-1910

biographical statement

Citation

HBLL website, MSS 356

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of lantern slides of art

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 8163
Scope and Contents Collection is composed of 69 lantern slides dating from approximately 1888 to 1950. The majority of the slides are photographs of paintings by John Hafen. There are also two slides of a painting by Rose Hartwell and two slides of paintings by John Hafen's son, Virgil Hafen. There are also two portraits on John Hafen, one by Will Vawter and the other photographer not identified. There is also a photograph taken by George Edward Anderson of John Hafen's son, Joseph, and John's wife, Thora.

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University, 1987.

John Hafen photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 612
Scope and Contents 5 photographs related to John Hafen work. Plus one mounted drawing of Joseph Smith in uniform on horseback.

Lantern slide of painting of a mountain, approximately 1888-1950

 Collection — Box: 1, item: 10
Identifier: MSS 8163 Collection 10
Scope and Contents Lantern slide from between 1888 and 1950. The slide is a photograph of a painting of a mountain.