Collection of lantern slides of art

Collection of lantern slides of art

Dates: approximately 1888-1950

Collection is composed of 69 lantern slides dating from approximately 1888 to 1950. The majority of the slides are photographs of paintings by John Hafen. There are also two slides of a painting by Rose Hartwell and two slides of paintings by John Hafen's son, Virgil Hafen. There are also two portraits on John Hafen, one by Will Vawter and the other photographer not identified. There is also a photograph taken by George Edward Anderson of John Hafen's son, Joseph, and John's wife, Thora.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 8163
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the reasearcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of lantern slides of art 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 8163; Collection of lantern slides of art; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8163, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Collection was found in the home of Joseph Hafen, Jr. after his death in March 2012 by his daughters, Melanie Brandley and Wendy Lee Hafen Nash, who then donated it to the respository. Joseph Hafen, Jr. was the son of Joseph Hafen, Sr., who was the son of John Hafen.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Wendy Lee Hafen Nash and Melanie Brandley; 2012.
Subject Terms
Hafen, John, 1856-1910; Art and religion; Art, American--20th century; Art--Utah; Artists--Utah; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Fine Arts; Images; Landscapes; Mormon art; Mormon artists; Painting, American--20th century; Painting, American--Utah--Photographs; Painting--Photographs; Painting--Utah
Genre / Form
Art; Black-and-white slides; Lantern slides; Paintings
Processing Information
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Collection of lantern slides of art
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Anne Ashton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:08-0600
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