Henry Rasmusen papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6118
Scope and Contents note
Collection includes materials relating to Henry N. Rasmusen's career in art including papers, artwork samples, writing samples, promotional materials, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera.
- Rasmusen, Henry N. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Henry Rasmusen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Virgie D. Day served for a time as the Director of the Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Her thesis entitled "Reframing the university art museum: an analysis of mission and purposes" was published in 1996. She also maintained a collection of Henry Rasmusen's papers.
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
This collection contains the professional and personal papers of Henry N. Rasmusen, a modernist painter, author, and professor. He taught at various western schools throughout his near 30 year career including the University of Texas, Houston Museum Art School, and the Paltri School of Art Fundamentals in San Francisco. His studio collection is now owned by the Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
Custodial History note
Donated by Virgie D. Day in 1990.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Virgie D. Day; 1990.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Meghan Mathews, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
- Register of Henry Rasmusen papers
- Meghan Mathews, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 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.