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Kenneth Cleon Madsen portfolio and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3103

Scope and Contents

Portfolio includes correspondence with family members, Arnold Friberg, and others. Also includes sketches, newspaper clippings, representative copies of commercial and fine art work, and a framed Arnold Friberg print. Materials date from 1949 to 2002.


  • 1949-2002


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Biographical History

Kenneth Cleon Madsen (1927-2002) was an artist and art instructor in Utah.

Kenneth Cleon Madsen was born October 31, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1952. On May 27, 1946 he married Ruth Woolf in the Salt Lake Temple, and together they raised five children. Madsen became a well-known Utah artist, and was admired for his many accomplishments. He worked for Famous Artist Schools, the International Exchange School, and the Queen Mary Art College in London, England. In addition to his art career he also served as director of the National Independence Day Festival and Parade.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arts and Communications.

Register of the Kenneth Cleon Madsen portfolio and other material
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States