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Harris Fine Arts Center

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1965-

Administrative History

The Harris Fine Arts Center (dedicated 1965) is a multipurpose building at Brigham Young University. The building includes performance halls, gallery space, classrooms, and practice rooms.

Citation

nuc88-126319: Fairbanks, A.T. Avard T. Fairbanks, 1987? (usage on UPB rept.: Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University)

Paintings by Julian Alden Weir, 1972: t.p. verso (Brigham Young University Art Gallery, Provo, Utah)

LC database, 11/28/1994 (hdg.: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Art Gallery; usage: Brigham Young University Art Gallery)

Amer. art directory, 1967 (under Utah, Provo: Brigham Young University, Harris Fine Arts Center, B.F. Larsen Gallery; estab. 1963)

Amer. art directory, 1993/94 (under Utah, Provo: Brigham Young University, B.F. Larsen Gallery, Harris Fine Arts Center; estab. 1965; Gallery 303 is large room within atrium-shaped space)

Intern. dir. of arts, 1993/94: v. 1, p. 825 (Harris Fine Arts Center Galleries, Brigham Young University; F-303 Harris Fine Arts Center)

Official mus. dir., 1992 (under Utah, Provo: Museum of Fine Arts at Brigham Young University, Harris Fine Arts Center; founded 1965; formerly Brigham Young University Museum of Fine Arts; temporarily closed for construction of new facility)

The American image, 1830-1940, 1985: cover (selections from the Brigham Young University art museum collection) pref. (Gallery 303; in Harris Fine Arts Center) added jacket (BYU Museum of Fine Arts)

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

College of Fine Arts and Communications building records, 1938-1965

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1056 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains building records including annual catalogues, recital records and recital programs, blueprints and diagrams, correspondence, furnishing and equipment records, theatre and stages records, and photographs. Also included is information regarding the Harris Fine Arts Center (HFAC), namely its dedications and description, names, blueprints, correspondence, furnishing, telephones, radio, and television. Materials date from between 1938 and 1965.
Dates: 1938-1965

College of Fine Arts and Communications records on Harris Fine Arts Center, 1939-2015, bulk: 1964-2015

 Series — Box: 10
Identifier: UA 1353 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains records on the Harris Fine Arts Center in Provo, Utah. Includes information on its dedication, groundbreaking, and history, on art exhibits, on the history of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, and on convocations. Materials include transcripts, CDs, brochures and pamphlets, programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and original histories. The photographs were signed in 1939; all other materials are dated 1964-2015.
Dates: 1939-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-2015

College of Fine Arts and Communications sound recordings, 1963-1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1056 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains sound recordings produced by the college, including "The First Amendment," a slide presentation on Mormon art and architecture, Brigham Young, "Move On," "Twelfth Night," "The Order is Love," Brigham Young University choir recordings, Relief Society programs and lessons, "Eternal Truths," "Fallow Land," "Worldwide Sisterhood," and Mormon dramatic vignettes. Materials date from between 1963 and 1979.
Dates: 1963-1979

College of Fine Arts records on Harris Fine Arts Center, 1965-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 666 Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains administrative files on the DeJong Concert Hall, Experimental Theatre, and Pardoe Drama Theatre; also an equipment inventory, and files on facilities, keys, and space utilization.
Dates: 1965-1980

Department of Communications building project records, 1920-1999

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1215 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains records related to the building projects of the Department of Communications, including brochures of funding information, funding proposals, and budgeting. Also contains pictures of project models and correspondence regarding the projects. Includes records about the planned Gordon B. Hinckley Communications Center, including a floor plan and details about conceptual design, as well as records on the Eagle Gate plaza and office towers and the Harris Fine Arts Center, 1920-1999.
Dates: 1920-1999

Florence Jepperson Madsen biographical material and memorabilia, 1906-1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains articles, news clippings, programs, anthems, personal histories, poetry, resumes, transcripts, tributes, song notes, yearbooks, biographical information, school materials, funeral register, and autograph books.
Dates: 1906-1973

Florence Jepperson Madsen memorabilia and certificates, 1901-1964

 Sub-Series — oversize: 7, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains certificates, membership records, diplomas and honorary degrees, friendship bonds, plaques, distinguished service award, and other material.
Dates: 1901-1964

Florence Jepperson Madsen music arrangements, approximately 1900-1976

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 4
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains Madsen's arrangements of hymns and other religious music.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Florence Jepperson Madsen music collection, approximately 1900-1976

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 10
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains copies of music composed by others, including Drift and Dream, Woodland Calls, and The Master Guides.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Florence Jepperson Madsen music composition notebooks, approximately 1900-1976

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 8-9
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains manuscript books one and two, and Romanza manuscripts and work papers.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976