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C. C. A. Christensen autobiography and biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1127
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of biographies and clippings relating to C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912). Also included is an autobiography of Christensen that has been translated from the original Danish. Christensen is the most noted Mormon artist who documented much of the Mormon experience through his paintings. He also painted murals to decorate Mormon meeting houses and temples.
Dates: 1900-1970

Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1495
Scope and Contents The collection includes typescripts and holographs of free-form poems and lyrics written by Dixon for various friends, relatives, and theatrical productions.
Dates: 1955-1979

Lowell M. Durham papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8150
Scope and Contents Contains sheet music, drafts, and clippings by Durham. Includes sheet music for his pieces, as well as compositions by composer Crawford Gates. Collection also contains several materials related to Durham's book on Maurice Abravanel, his research as well on Mormon musicians, and many newspaper and magazine clippings with news on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, and music programs at the University of Utah. Some personal papers are also included, such as notes, personal report cards,...
Dates: 1920-1994

Will Evans family papers and Navajo art

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4019
Overview The first ten boxes consist of family papers, circa 1849-1990, and include: family genealogy information, interview notes, biographies, photographs, legal papers, ecclesiastical documents and records, missionary weekly planners, funeral programs, obituaries, correspondence of Thomas Evans, William Evans, and Richard P. Evans. Art and literature from Evans family members include: articles, sheet music, story on cassette tape, poems, chapters of books and journals by Will Evans, Richard P. Evans,...
Dates: approximately 1849-1990

John Hafen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, a diary of John's wife, Thora Hafen (January 1901-May 1901), a notebook, certificates, family genealogies, mementos, illustrated programs of Hafen's art exhibits, and newspaper clippings which laud Hafen's art. Part of the collection was represented in a catalog entitled A Step Beyond: Artist's Archives and Creative Process, presented by the Special Collections and Archives and Manuscripts of Brigham Young University, 1987.
Dates: 1879-1918

LDS Film Festival records and films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3240
Scope and Contents Collection of scripts, videotapes, and DVDs of submissions to the LDS Film Festival, 2001- 2005. Includes videotapes of the highlights of the festival, 2001-2002; 2004-2005.
Dates: 2001-2005

Notes on the life of Carl Christian Anton Christensen, pioneer artist

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1092
Scope and Contents Typescript of a biography of C. C. A. Christensen (1831-1912) by his granddaughter Norma Taggart "with the help of her daughter, Ethel Taggart Christensen." The account uses many direct quotes from the diaries and autobiography of C. C. A. Christensen. Mr. Christensen was an artist, writer, and historian who was born and raised in Denmark and later immigrated to Utah. He served as a missionary and as a patriarch for the Mormon Church. This biography is chiefly concerned with Mr....
Dates: 1950-1975

Jessie Hunter Olsen poem about Christmas

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2451
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten poem. The item is addressed to "Dear Brother John." "While I was ironing this morning I wrote these few silly lines. While thinking of the kind of Christmas we used to have, you'll get the joke but some of the younger generation may not." This item was found with materials relating to Mormons in American Fork, Utah, and may relate to those people in that location.
Dates: approximately 1935

Mary Stovall Richards collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8247
Scope and Contents Contains materials collected by Mary Stovall Richards pertaining to herself, her mother Victoria Goulding Stovall, and her grandmother Mary Luella Merza Young Goulding. Includes papers relating to the family in the forms of correspondence and home reference books. Also includes arts related materials gathered from patronizing the ballet, opera, and plays in Chicago, Illinois and church papers gathered through membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes various...
Dates: 1838-1991

C. R. Savage photograph collection

 Collection — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 24
Scope and Contents Contains primarily original prints of photographs by Savage, covering all periods of his career. Of the 839 items, over 750 are clearly Savage photographs. Eighteen other photographers are also named, including Alfred A. Hart, Edw. J. Muybridge, and possibly Carleton E. Watkins photograph. Includes landscapes in Utah and the West, with many in Salt Lake City. Also includes portraits, many of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with many of Brigham Young.
Dates: approximately 1860-1900

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