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Lynn Fausett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2132

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, books, and photographic studies of American muralist Lynn Fausett. Fausett did a great deal of work commemorating Utah and LDS Church History. There are more than 3000 transparencies Fausett took as studies for his work. There are brochures and programs from Fausett's mural displays and exhibits. Additionally, some books from Fausett's library are included.


  • 1913-1954


Conditions Governing Access

2x2 inch transparencies require examination and possible conservation by photoarchivist. Consult curator until final arrangement and description has been completed.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


9 cartons (9 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Until collection is approved for and has undergone value-added processing, see item-level inventory in collection case file for help finding individual items. Available at repository.

Custodial History

Materials created or collected by Fausett during his lifetime. These materials passed to his daughter, Jean Fausett Atthowe, who donated them to the University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jean Fausett Atthowe; 1998. Donated; Jean Fausett Atthowe; 2017.


Arts and Communications.

Register of Lynn Fausett papers
Under Revision
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 26
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States