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20 x 24 photographs, approximately 1995-2002

Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 9
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.


  • approximately 1995-2002

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish materials from John Telford photographs of historic Mormon architecture must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


24 folders

Biographical / Historical

John Telford (1944- ) 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 photograph at Educational Media Services, and is a Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University where he was also the former 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 and are included in numerous public and private collections. He has authored and co-authored seventeen books.


Arranged in 5 subseries: 1. “Bless This House” exhibit materials, approximately 1996. 2. Temples, approximately 2001-2002. 3. Tabernacles, approximately 1995-1996. 4. Buildings, approximately 1995. 5. Nauvoo, approximately 1995.


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States