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Series 6 | A Finding Aid to the S. Lane Faison papers, 1922-1981, bulk 1950-1976

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

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Series 6: Printed Materials, circa 1935-1980
0.5 linear feet
Box 6, 7

Printed materials consist of exhibition catalogs, bulletins, reports, news clippings, press releases, magazines and other miscellaneous printed matter.
There is a copy of the
Report on the Committee on the Visual Arts at Harvard University
which examined the role of the arts in the curriculum. The report was by the Harvard Committee, whose chair was philanthropist and later Smithsonian regent John Nicholas Brown and the executive secretary was Faison. During World War II, President Roosevelt appointed Brown to General Eisenhower's staff as Special Cultural Advisor and the civilian head of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section. Brown also argued against the removal of German-owned artworks to the United States in 1945.

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.