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Department of Fine Arts

 Collection
Identifier: UA 206

Scope and Contents

The records of the Department of Fine Arts at the College of William and Mary include office files mostly from the years Prof. Thomas Thorne was chair during the mid-20th century, a modern painting notebook, and publications including fliers, exhibit catalogs, newsletters, and other material.

Dates

  • 1936-1998

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

1.80 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged into three series: Series 1: Acc. 1999.86: Modern Painting Notebook; Series 2: Acc. 1980 Office Files; and Series 3: Publications.

Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1980.004 transferred from the Dept. of Fine Arts 06/01/1979.  Acc. 1999.086 transferred from the Alumni Society 09/20/1999.

Related Materials:

Acc. 1982.030: 16mm film reels featuring Thomas E. Thorne's paintings of "The Mill" are part of the Audio-Visual Collection.
Title
Guide to the Department of Fine Arts
Author
Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-26
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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