Larry Nielson wood paintings and prints
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3713
Scope and Contents
Collection contains publicity and prints of paintings done on weathered wood with Native American and western themes. It also includes the famous "Iwo Jima" piece (signed) finished Sept. 10, 2001, and later presented to President George Bush. This print was signed about a year later at the reunion of the 4th Marine Division on Iwo Jima during the historic battle.
- Nielson, Larry (Person)
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 material from Larry Nielson wood paintings and prints must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Nielson served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Western Samoa, Fiji, and the Cook islands. He taught art and worked as Art Director and Production Manager for the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie (part of BYU-Hawaii) and has done commissioned work for the Tongan government. Nielson is also known for his Animal Illustration Posters (ca. 1970's) and portraits, including his North Hollywood graphics. In addition to artistic talent, he has sung back-up for Danny Kaye, Carol Burnett, Sonny & Cher, and the Osmonds.
2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Larry Nielson; 2002.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (21st century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Processed; Jon Farrell; 2006.
- Register of Larry Nielson wood paintings and prints
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 May 13
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.