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Art -- Study and teaching -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Mead Art Museum Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 002-004-001
Abstract

Correspondence, research notes, news clippings, guest books, exhibition catalogues, monographs, press releases, and photographs relating to Amherst College's Mead Art Museum. The records include significant documentation of the museum's first major exhibition, the Armory Show Retrospective of 1958.

Dates: 1874-present; Majority of material found within 1946-present

Charles H. Morgan, William R. Mead Professor of Art Emeritus, 1978 December 7

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Subject coverage: Graduate background at Harvard and in Europe, Opposition to studio art at Amherst, Efforts to gain recognition for the Humanities at Amherst, Art collections and teaching spread around the campus, Growth of Fine Arts Department, Beginnings of American art instruction at Amherst, Size of facility and collection should reflect size of institution, Comments on contributions of Curator Margaret Toole, Seeking pieces of art and funds to buy others, Early attitude toward museum...
Dates: 1978 December 7