Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), b. 1907 d. 2006
Educator, Art historian, Arts administrator
Active in Mass.
Collection size: 5.1 linear feet
Collection Summary: Correspondence; manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, books, and speeches; artist and subject files; correspondence, notes, syllabi, and printed material for art history courses and lectures given by Faison; material related to the Oberlin Art Project, 1955-1957, and to the Berkshire Art Association, 1954-1981; miscellany; and correspondence, photographs, and printed material concerning the return to Germany art works confiscated by the U.S. during WWII.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian. Educated at Williams, Harvard, and Princeton. Director of the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Mass. b. 1907. d. 2006.
Donated 1978-1982 by S. Lane Faison.
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