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S. Lane Faison papers, 1922-1981, bulk 1950-1976

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Series 2: Writings , 1928-1979
1.7 Linear Feet
Box 1-2, 7

Faison's writings date from his days as a student and continue through his career as a professor. Found here are eighteen college notebooks, typescript drafts of lectures and articles, and clippings of published articles. There are also typescript drafts, illustrations and a correction copy of his book
Handbook of the Collection: Williams College Museum of Art
, in addition to a few papers and notes for a book on Manet.
This series is arranged as 5 subseries:
  • Subseries 2.1: Student Notebooks, 1928-1931
  • Subseries 2.2: Lecture Notes, 1946-1976
  • Subseries 2.3: Typescript Drafts, circa 1950-1976
  • Subseries 2.4: Publications, 1932-1970
  • Subseries 2.5: Books, circa 1954, 1978-1979
2.1: Student Notebooks, 1928-1931
Description Container
Honors Work in Art, Vol. I, 1928
1
7
Honors Work in Art, Vol. II, 1929
1
8
Honors Work in Art, Vol. III, 1929
1
9
Fine Arts II, 1929
1
10
Fine Arts 5c, 1929
1
11
Fine Arts 5b: Renaissance Sculpture, 1929-1930
1
12
Fine Arts 5f: British Painting, 1930
1
13
Fine Arts 8a: Theory Design, circa 1930
1
14
Fine Arts 9c, circa 1930
1
15
Fine Arts 15 d: Baroque Architecture, circa 1930
1
16
Classical Archaeology 1a, 1930
1
17
Classical Archaeology 1b: Roman, 1930
1
18
Sculpture of the Cinquecento, 1930-1931
1
19
Art 201, 1930-1931
1
20
Venetian Painting; Development of Medieval Style, 1930-1931
1
21
Hellenistic Art, 1931
1
22
Oriental Art, 1931
2
1
Northern Renaissance, 1931
2
2
2.2: Lecture Notes, 1946-1976
Description Container
Impressionists, 1946
2
3
German Tour; Sex in U.S. Art; European Trip, circa 1950-1976
2
4
Dutch Art, 1953
2
5
Ideals of American Painting, 1955-1971
2
6
Modern Art: Appearance and Reality, 1957-1968
2
7
Daumier and Corbet, 1959-1960
2
8
Freshman Talk, circa 1960-1976
2
9
Picasso, circa 1964
2
10
2.3: Typescript Drafts, circa 1950-1976, bulk 1956-1961
Description Container
Transcript for a "Radio Talk on Paul Cezanne", circa 1950-1973
2
11
"The Artist Speaks to His Time" , circa 1950-1976
2
12
"Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", 1957, 1953
2
13
"Art, Art History, and the Liberal Arts", 1957
2
14
"Fashions in Learning: The History of Art", 1957
2
15
Dedication of William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, 1958
2
16
Dedication of the Kresge Art Center, 1959
2
17
Dedication of the Colby College Art Center, 1959
2
18
"Education and the Arts", 1960
2
19
"American Paintings: From the Nourishing Roots", 1961
2
20
"Museum Philosophy", 1965
2
21
"MFA Boston: The Rathbone Years", circa 1972
2
22
"George Washington and Gilbert Stuart", 1975
2
23
2.4: Publications, 1932-1970
Description Container
"Barna and Bartolo di Fredi", 1932
2
24
"A Gothic Processional Cross in the Museo Cristiano", 1935
2
25
"A Gothic Reliquary in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City", 1936
2
26
Book Reviews by Faison, 1954-1970, 1940
Oversized material housed in Box 7, Folder 1.
2
27
The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery
, 1941
2
28
"Survivances et Reveils", 1947
2
29
"Fact and Art in Charles Delmuth", 1950
2
30
"Honore Daumier's Third Class Railway Carriage", circa 1950
2
31
Art in America
foreword, 1954
2
32
Smith College Museum of Art Bulletin, 1954-1955
2
33
Apollo
, December 1968 Issue, 1968
Oversized material housed in Box 7, Folder 2.
2
34
Apollo
, December 1969 Issue, 1969
Oversized material housed in Box 7, Folder 3.
2
35
Oversized Art Bulletin, 1970
Oversized material from Box 2, Folder 27.
7
1
Oversized Apollo Magazine, 1968
Oversized material from Box 2, Folder 34.
7
2
Oversized Apollo Magazine, 1969
Oversized material from Box 2, Folder 35.
7
3
2.5: Books, circa 1954, 1978-1979
Found here are documents concerning two books written by Faison. There is one folder relating to a pocket book edition on Édouard Manet written by Faison. The remaining files are on Faison's Handbook of the Collection: Williams College Museum of Art, including three drafts, a compilation of images for publication, and a print edition on which "SLF correction copy" has been written on the cover in ink. None of the drafts for the book are dated. .
Description Container
Manet Book Notes, circa 1954
2
36
Typescript Draft 1 for
Handbook of the Collection
, 1978
2
37
Typescript Draft 2 for
Handbook of the Collection
, 1978
2
38
Typescript Draft 3 for
Handbook of the Collection
, circa 1978
2
39
Illustrations for
Handbook of the Collection
, circa 1978
2
40
Handbook of the Collection: Williams College Museum of Art
, 1979
2
41

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