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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 20 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Florence Jepperson Madsen music compositions, approximately 1900-1976

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains published words and music, just published music, published arrangements, manuscripts of words and music, and vocal and instrumental compositions.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Florence Jepperson Madsen music manuscripts, approximately 1900-1976

 Sub-Series — Box: 6, Folder: 7
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains working copies of All Service Ranks the Same With God; Come Unto Me; Home Sweet Home; Still, Still With Thee; and an untitled manuscript. Materials date from between approximately 1880 and 1976.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Florence Jepperson Madsen papers, approximately 1900-1976

 Series
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Contains personal correspondence, articles, programs, news clippings, yearbooks, scrapbooks, poetry, resumes, tributes, journals, photographs, patriarchal blessings, and biographical materials. Also includes published, unpublished, and workcopy music manuscripts by the Madsens. Materials date from 1870 to 1976.
Dates: approximately 1900-1976

Florence Jepperson Madsen personal correspondence, 1906-1976

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 3-8, 10-12
Identifier: UA 571 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Incoming, outgoing, and undated correspondence, poetic tributes and an autographed statement (by David O. McKay) about Florence Madson.
Dates: 1906-1976