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Janet Roberts Blamforth papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 838
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two biographies and miscellaneous photocopied papers that support the author's research. One biography is entitled "David Robert Roberts: the Father of Utah Good Roads." It is 25 pages of photocopied typescript and was written for the Utah 1976 Bicentennial Biography competition sponsored by the Salt Lake Tribune and the Utah State Historical Society. Roberts was a Utah politician who, as a Utah state legislator, pushed for improving roads in the state....
Dates: 1975-1976

Claude Buck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2736
Scope and Contents Reviews, sketches, poems, notes, family histories, and magazine articles. The materials relate to Buck's work as an artist. The notes relate to the composition of some of his art work, and the articles and reviews relate to analyses of his art.
Dates: 1930-1982

Wesley M. Burnside research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1438
Scope and Contents Research material on the artist Maynard Dixon by Wesley M. Burnside. Materials include correspondence, periodical clippings, original and edited papers, and two signed documents by Dixon.
Dates: 1935-1974

C. C. A. Christensen autobiography and biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1127
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of biographies and clippings relating to C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912). Also included is an autobiography of Christensen that has been translated from the original Danish. Christensen is the most noted Mormon artist who documented much of the Mormon experience through his paintings. He also painted murals to decorate Mormon meeting houses and temples.
Dates: 1900-1970

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.
Dates: 1879-1918

William Robinson Leigh autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 171
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten aubiography. Leigh writes about his life and career as a prominent artist of the American West.
Dates: approximately 1950

Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1092
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912) by his granddaughter Norma Taggart "with the help of her daughter, Ethel Taggart Christensen." The account uses many direct quotes from the diaries and autobiography of C. C. A. Christensen. Mr. Christensen was an artist, writer, and historian who was born and raised in Denmark and later immigrated to Utah. He served as a missionary and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church. This biography is chiefly concerned with Mr....
Dates: 1950-1975

Charles M. Russell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1651
Scope and Contents Sale catalogs and circulars, exhibition announcements, prints of Russell's art works, news and magazine articles and clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Russell's career as an artist. They document how some of his art work was marketed and published.
Dates: 1904-1971

Nancy Cooper Russell papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1167
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, newspaper clippings, and a catalog. The letters, dated from March 21, 1928 to April 23, 1930, are addressed to T.C. Abbott of Gilt Edge, Montana and discuss the book Mrs. Russell is compiling of her husband's letters. The book was first published in 1930 and was entitled "Good Medicine: the Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell." The newspaper items cover Charles Russell's death. The Dawson's Book Shop catalog contains a listing of the Charles M. Russell...
Dates: 1926-1970

Juel Buck Schiller biography on Claude Buck

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6256
Abstract The Juel Buck Schiller biography on Claude Buck includes the account entitled "The Artist, Claude Buck" in which his daughter, Juel, portrays his life through the eyes of a loving daughter. Included are press notes, letters, lists of his exhibits, a detailed biography of his life in terms of poverty, poetry and philosophy as well as his poems which are compiled by Juel.
Dates: 1989

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