B. F. Larsen slides
Scope and Contents
Materials include 225 photographs and 120 duplicates, for a total of 345 slides. 301 of these slides are photographs that may have been B.F. Larsen, the artist, of his paintings between approximately 1943 and 1966. The other 44 slides are landscape photographs taken throughout Utah between approximately 1943 and 1966.
- approximately 1943-1966
- Larsen, B. F. (Bent Franklin), 1882-1970 (Artist, Person)
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.
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.
1 box ((0.5 linear ft.) )
Arranged in two series: 1. Slides of B. F. Larsen paintings, approximately 1943-1966. 2. Landcape photographs, approximately 1943-1966.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
This collection was donated to L. Tom Perry Special Collections by Christina Hullinger in 2012. She inherited them from her father, Bart Larsen, who inherited them from his father, Rex Larsen, who inherited them from his father, B. F. Larsen.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Christina Hullinger; 2012.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.
- Art, American -- 20th century
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Color photographs
- Fine Arts
- Larsen, B. F. (Bent Franklin), 1882-1970
- Painting -- Photographs
- Painting -- Utah
- Painting, American -- 20th century
- Painting, American -- Utah -- Photographs
- Slides (Photography)
- Register of B. F. Larsen slides
- Anne Ashton
- 2013 August 13
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.