E. Keith Eddington papers
Scope and Contents
Contains correspondence, photographs, paintings, and commercial art designs from Eddington's career as a graphic designer, artist, and faculty member at the University of Utah Art Department and the Brigham Young University Design Department. Materials cover the period from the 1940s through 2007.
- approximately 1940-2007
- Eddington, E. Keith (Elmo Keith), 1923-2007 (Creator, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 the E. Keith Eddington papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
E. Keith Eddington (1923-2007) was a noted Utah portraitist and graphic designer.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Elmo Keith Eddington was raised in Lehi, Utah, and served in both the European and Pacific theaters of operation during World War II. After the war he pursued professional training in art at the University of Utah and the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, where he studied under Avard Fairbanks and Arnold Friberg, among others.
From 1952 through 1969 he taught illustration, graphic design, figure drawing, and painting at the University of Utah. In the 1980s he was a professor of design at Brigham Young University. Eddington was also co-owner and art director of the public relations firm of Circuit and Eddington and later ran his own design office, Keith Eddington & Associates.
3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)
7 oversize boxes (10 linear ft.)
Materials were left in original order.
Materials passed to son, Donald K. Eddington, who donated them to Brigham Young University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Donald K. Eddington; 2008.
Arts and Communications.
Processed; John N. Gillespie; 2011.
- Register of E. Keith Eddington papers
- John N. Gillespie
- 2011 August 12
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.