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Janet Roberts Blamforth papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 838
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two biographies and miscellaneous photocopied papers that support the author's research. One biography is entitled "David Robert Roberts: the Father of Utah Good Roads." It is 25 pages of photocopied typescript and was written for the Utah 1976 Bicentennial Biography competition sponsored by the Salt Lake Tribune and the Utah State Historical Society. Roberts was a Utah politician who, as a Utah state legislator, pushed for improving roads in the state....
Dates: 1975-1976

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

Richard Condie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7767
Scope and Contents

This collection includes press clippings from national and local publications highlighting events in Condie's career, especially in relation to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; photographs, books, and scores annotated and marked by Condie during performance or study; and other personal materials such as a typescript of an oral history given by Condie, circa 1950-1970.

Dates: approximately 1950-1970

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3151
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters, speeches, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Spencer Cornwall's activities and work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Dates: approximately 1916-1979

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,...
Dates: 1879-1918

Clinton F. Larson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1984
Scope and Contents note

The Clinton F. Larson collection contains materials mostly related to Clinton's life as an author. Other notable inclusions are audio-visual materials, correspondence, biographical files, student theses, scrapbooks, photographs, and his personal library.

Dates: 1970-1978

William A. Leatham newsclippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1958
Scope and Contents

Newsclippings, pamphlet, and miscellaneous items. The materials document the career and life of Leatham.

Dates: 1912-1915

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

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

Representative sculpture, biography, and bibliography of Avard T. Fairbanks

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1934
Scope and Contents

Illustrations of creative art, news clippings, correspondence, a biography by Eugene Fairbanks, biographical notes, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items. The materials were collected by Avard's son Eugene Fairbanks.

Dates: 1940-1980

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