Waltraud Weissenbach papers
Scope and Contents
Contains letters from Waltraut Weisenbach to Dale Fletcher during the period of 1975 to 1978. The letters chronicle their professional relationship and the path to display her art at Brigham Young University. Also includes clippings, postcards, and a notebook.
- Fletcher, Dale Thompson, 1929-1990 (correspondent, Person)
- Weissenbach, Waltraud, 1919-1985 (creator, Person)
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 Waltraud Weissenbach papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Dale Thompson Fletcher (1929-1990) was a Mormon art professor in Utah.
Dale Thompson Fletcher was born on February 21, 1929 in Logan, Utah to Calvin Fletcher and Clara Irene Thompson. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission for the Church in Northern California. Fletcher received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University, and his master's from the University of California, Berkeley. He married Leone Woolley on June 6, 1962 in the Logan Utah Temple, and they had five children. A painter, Fletcher taught art at South Cache High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also taught art and art history at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1965 to 1978. In 1979 he and his wife were divorced; he later married Darlene Linford at St. Luke's of the Mountain in La Crescenta, California. After resigning from BYU he pursued pyramidology, working as a teacher-author at the Rutherford Institute of Pyramidology.
Waltraud Weissenbach (1919-1985) was a Mormon artist in Austria.
Waltraud Weissenbach was born on August 7, 1919 in Spittal an der Drau, Austria. She studied graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna from 1943 to 1945. She began teaching art classes in Spittal in 1948 to help support her family. In 1960, she was taught by missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and joined the Church. She died in Spittal on May 10, 1985.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Materials have been left in their original order.
Transferred from the Museum of Art in 1992.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; Museum of Art; 1992.
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.V, August 2007).
The collection provides insight into the life of Waltraud Weissenbach, a Mormon woman in Austria.
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
- Register of the Waltraud Weissenbach papers
- Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
- 12 March 2012
- 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.