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Daniel Garber letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8553


  • 1941


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Open for public research.

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

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Garber (1880-1958) was an American impressionist painter.

Daniel Garber was born on April 11, 1880 in Manchester, Indiana. As a young boy he gained a love for art and in 1897 he began studying at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

In 1897 he enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. It is here that he met his wife, Mary Franklin, who was also an art student. He opened a studio in Philadelphia in 1901, working at a portraitist and commercial artist. In 1905, he and his wife moved to Europe where they both furthered their art education. It is there that he gained an appreciation for impressionist painting.

He and Mary returned to Pennsylvania in 1907 where he continued to paint. In 1909 he began teaching at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He instructed there for 41 years.

Garber received many awards of recognition for his works throughout his lifetime. His art is still shown in various galleries across the nation.

He passed away on his farm in Cuttalossa, Pennsylvania on July 5, 1958.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

It it unknown who donated the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition



Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy curator; 2015.

Register of Daniel Garber letter
Catie Freedman
2015 February 24
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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