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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 B. Fairbanks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 841
Scope and Contents This collection consists of memorabilia, letters, essays, and biographies of Fairbanks. Three of the letters are from Joseph F. Smith, an apostle and later president, of the Mormon Church. The essays include "The History of Art" and "A Short Sketch of the Life of the Artist John Hafen" by Fairbanks.Two biographies of Fairbanks are in the collection. One is handwritten, 80 pages in length, and is entitled "Interesting Incidents from the Life of J. B. Fairbanks by his Wife Florence...
Dates: 1891-1937

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

Kenneth Cleon Madsen portfolio and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3103
Scope and Contents Portfolio includes correspondence with family members, Arnold Friberg, and others. Also includes sketches, newspaper clippings, representative copies of commercial and fine art work, and a framed Arnold Friberg print. Materials date from 1949 to 2002.
Dates: 1949-2002

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.
Dates: 1911-2002

W. D. poetry and illustrations

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1303
Scope and Contents Two unbound booklets of handwritten poetry with pen and ink illustrations. One of the booklets is a fully illustrated poem entitled "A Mormon Romance" which satirizes the Mormon practice of polygamy. On the cover of this item is a pen and ink illustration of Nauvoo, Ill. The other item contains poems describing the author's experiences while visiting the Mormon community of Nauvoo, Illinois in 1840 when she was introduced to the Mormon Church, met Brigham Young, and heard a sermon preached. ...
Dates: 1871

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