Witmeyer, Stanley Herbert, b. 1913 d. 2011
Active in Rochester, N.Y
Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical data, correspondence, Iroquois Art Association file, lectures, writings, printed materials and photographs. Biographical data, including a proof page for WHO'S WHO and a faculty evaluation for Witmeyer by the Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology; correspondence mostly regarding Witmeyer's career, achievements and other professional matters; Iroquois Art Association file containing correspondence, notices of meetings, membership lists, and questionnaires; the texts for two undated lectures: "The Challenge to Art Education," and "The Graphic Communicator"; miscellaneous writings, including "A Program for a Graphic Communications Curriculum," "A Proposal for a Program School of Art and Design/Rochester Institute of Technology," "The Arts and Crafts in Retrospect in this 150th Anniversary of the Rochester Institute of Technology,"; printed materials including clippings and a copy of Witmeyer's A SEARCH FOR MEANING, published in 1961; and 7 photographs of Witmeyer. Also includes correspondence, reports, proposals for space requirements, moving plans for a new campus for the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art school director; Rochester, N.Y. Served as Director of the School of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1952-1968, and as Associate Dean, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1968-1973.
Donated 1985 by Witmeyer.
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