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Nauvoo, approximately 1996-1997

Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 15 Sub-Series 5

Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs by John Telford of sites in historic Nauvoo, Illinois. Materials dated approximately 1996-1997.


  • approximately 1996-1997

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 materials from John Telford photographs of historic Mormon architecture must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection: John Telford (1944- ) is a Utah outdoor photographer. John Telford was born December 31, 1944. Although essentially self-taught, he received an MFA from the University of Utah, where he was the supervisor of photograph at Educational Media Services, and is a Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University where he was also the former Chair of the Department of Visual Arts. He also taught at Westminster College, the Salt Lake Art Center, and Hill Air Force Base. Previously he won the prestigious Karl G. Maeser Award for Creative Excellence at BYU and has won numerous other awards and honors throughout the country. His photographs have been published extensively and exhibited both nationally and internationally and are included in numerous public and private collections. He has authored and co-authored seventeen books.


20 folders




Arranged in 20 subseries. 1. Brigham Young home, approximately 1996-1997. 2. Brigham Young home and Seventies Hall, approximately 1996-1997. 3. Carthage Jail, approximately 1996-1997. 4. Cultural Hall, approximately 1996-1997. 5. Heber C. Kimball home, approximately 1996-1997. 6. Jonathan Browning home and gunshop, approximately 1996-1997. 7. Joseph Smith homestead, approximately 1996-1997. 8. Lucy Mack Smith, approximately 1996-1997. 9. Lyon Drug and Variety Store, approximately 1996-1997. 10. Joseph Smith Mansion House, approximately 1996-1997. 11. Monument to Women, approximately 1996-1997. 12. Nauvoo temple china plate, approximately 1996-1997. 13. Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, approximately 1996-1997. 14. Printing Office, John Taylor home, and Post Office, approximately 1996-1997. 15. Sarah Kimball Granger home, approximately 1996-1997. 16. Seventies Hall, approximately 1996-1997. 17. Stoddard Tin Shop, approximately 1996-1997. 18. Vinson Smith home, approximately 1996-1997. 19. Webb Brothers' Blacksmith and Wainwright Shop, approximately 1996-1997. 20. Wilford Woodruff home, approximately 1996-1997.


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States