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

Abrahamson, Roy E.

Art teacher


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, Morogoa, California, and Le Conte 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).


Donated 2018 by Roy Abrahamson.

Related Materials

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

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

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