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Roy E. Abrahamason papers relating to Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1951-1985

Abrahamson, Roy E.

Art teacher

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of art educator Roy E. Abrahamson regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1951-1985. Included are letters from Schaefer-Simmern to Abrahamson regarding Schaefer-Simmern's publications, art education, art theory and methods, and art and museums in Germany; and fourteen lectures, 1967-1968, on fifteen audio cassettes given by Schaefer-Simmern at the University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, and LeConte School, Berkeley, California. Lectures are numbered on cassettes 1-9 and 11-15. Also included is a photocopy of an honorary degree for Schaefer-Simmern from St. Mary's College.

The papers of art educator Roy E. Abrahamson regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1951-1985. Included are letters from Schaefer-Simmern to Abrahamson regarding Schaefer-Simmern's publications, art education, art theory and methods, and art and museums in Germany; and fourteen lectures, 1967-1968, on fifteen audio cassettes given by Schaefer-Simmern at the University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, and LeConte School, Berkeley, California. Lectures are numbered on cassettes 1-9 and 11-15. Also included is a photocopy of an honorary degree for Schaefer-Simmern from St. Mary's College.

Biographical/Historical Note

Roy E. Abrahamson is an art educator in Carbondale, Illinois. Abrahamson taught art education at Southern Illinois University from 1965-1996. He studied with art educator and researcher Henry Schaefer-Simmern (1896-1978).

Provenance

Donated in 2018 by Roy Abrahamson.

Related Materials

Roy E. Abrhamason papers also found at the Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center, Carbondale, Illinois.

Language Note

English .

Funding

The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.

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How to Cite This Collection

Roy E. Abrahamason papers relating to Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1951-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.