The Resource John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection

John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection

Label
John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection, ca. 1897-1982
Title
John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection
Inclusive dates
ca. 1897-1982
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains twenty eight 11 x 14 enlargements of photographs by John B. Fairbanks. The photographs are of Benjamin Cluff, streets and buildings in Provo, New York Harbor, his family members, and members of the Central American Expedition. Also in the collection are forty eight 11 x 14 enlargements of photographs of sculptures created by Avard T. Fairbanks. The sculptures are of a variety of subjects, including Brigham Young, Joseph Smith, Abraham Lincoln, and the pioneers
Biographical or historical data
John B. Fairbanks (1855-1940) was the official photographer of the Benjamin Cluff Expedition to Mexico from 1901 to 1903. He also painted murals in the St. George, Salt Lake, and Mesa Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was the father of Avard T. Fairbanks. Avard T. Fairbanks (1897-1987) was a Mormon sculptor and Dean of Fine Arts at the University of Utah.
Cataloging source
UPB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (0. 08 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open to public access;
Immediate source of acquisition
Eugene Fairbanks;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
  • These items were donated to Special Collections in 1993.
  • See also MSS P 9.
Physical access
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373734313
Type of unit
quarto box
Label
John B. and Avard T. Fairbanks photograph collection
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (0. 08 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open to public access;
Immediate source of acquisition
Eugene Fairbanks;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
  • These items were donated to Special Collections in 1993.
  • See also MSS P 9.
Physical access
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373734313
Type of unit
quarto box

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