Lynn Fausett papers

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Lynn Fausett papers

Dates: 1913-1954

Correspondence, books, and photographic studies of American muralist Lynn Fausett. Fausett did a great deal of work commemorating Utah and LDS Church History. There are more than 3000 transparencies Fausett took as studies for his work. There are brochures and programs from Fausett's mural displays and exhibits. Additionally, some books from Fausett's library are included.

  • Extent: 9 cartons (9 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fausett, Lynn, 1894-1977
  • Call Number: MSS 2132
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: 2x2 inch transparencies require examination and possible conservation by photoarchivist. Consult curator until final arrangement and description has been completed.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2132; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2132, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials created or collected by Fausett during his lifetime. These materials passed to his daughter, Jean Fausett Atthowe, who donated them to the University.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jean Fausett Atthowe; 1998.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Art; Fausett, Lynn, 1894-1977; Art--Utah; Lithographs; Materials; Mural painting and decoration--Utah; Painting--Utah
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Photographs; Publications; Transparencies
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Fausett (Lynn) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-07T10:21-0600
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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts