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Slides of B. F. Larsen paintings, approximately 1943-1966

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: MSS 8242 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Materials include 181 slides and 120 duplicates, for a total of 301 slides. They are photographs taken of B. F. Larsen paintings taken between approximately 1943 and 1966, possibly by B. F. Larsen.

Dates

  • approximately 1943-1966

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 B. F. Larsen slides must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection: B.F. Larsen (1882-1970) was an artist and professor in Utah. He taught at Brigham Young University.

Bent Franklin Larsen was born in Monroe, Utah on May 10, 1882. Larsen enrolled at Snow Academy in 1899, graduating two years later. In 1906, Larsen began taking classes at BYU. His teachers were so impressed with him that he was hired as a faculty member the following year. On September 15, 1907, he married Geneva Day in the Manti Temple. They had five children -- Rex B., Eugene C., Celia G., Ronald F., and Grant A. Larsen. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at BYU in 1912 and his Master of Arts degree at the University of Utah in 1922. He also studied at several renowned institutions under gifted art teachers. He died in 1970.

Extent

4 folders

Language

English