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Stanley H. Witmeyer papers, 1932-1978

Stanley H. Witmeyer papers, 1932-1978

Witmeyer, Stanley Herbert, 1913-2011

Directors (performing arts)

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

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.

Provenance

Donated 1985 by Witmeyer.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Stanley H. Witmeyer papers, 1932-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.