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16 x 20 photographs, approximately 1995-2010

Identifier: MSS 8654 Series 7

Scope and Contents

Materials include 16 x 20 photographs taken by John Telford. Subjects include historic Latter-day Saint Temples, Tabernacles, and buildings; Bethlehem, Israel; sites in historic Nauvoo, Illinois; and a sunset landscape. Materials dated approximately 1995-2010.


  • approximately 1995-2010


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 materials from John Telford photographs of historic Mormon architecture must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

John Telford (1944- ) is a Utah outdoor photographer. John Telford was born December 31, 1944. Although essentially self-taught, he received an MFA from the University of Utah, where he was the supervisor of photograph at Educational Media Services, and is a Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University where he was also the former Chair of the Department of Visual Arts. He also taught at Westminster College, the Salt Lake Art Center, and Hill Air Force Base. Previously he won the prestigious Karl G. Maeser Award for Creative Excellence at BYU and has won numerous other awards and honors throughout the country. His photographs have been published extensively and exhibited both nationally and internationally and are included in numerous public and private collections. He has authored and co-authored seventeen books.


27 folders

Language of Materials



Arranged in 6 subseries: 1. Temples, approximately 1995-2010. 2. Tabernacles, approximately 1995-1999. 3. Buildings, approximately 1995. 4. Jerusalem, approximately 1998. 5. Nauvoo, approximately 1996. 6. Landscape, approximately 1996.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States