Barnes Foundation lecture notes, 1963-1964

Loper, Edward L., b. 1916 d. 2011
Painter, Educator
Active in Wilmington, Del.

Collection size: 0.1 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 137 pages of notes covering 33 lectures given by Violette De Mazia at the Barnes Foundation on 19th and 20th century art. These unauthorized notes include the orientation lecture, reading assignements, and class discussions.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, art instructor; Wilmington, Del. Loper studied at the Barnes Foundation.

Edward Loper was given a copy of short hand notes taken in De Mazia's class by an unidentified student. Loper then had one of his students, Janet Neville, type the notes. Neville, who later became Loper's wife, kept a copy of the notes, and they were microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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