A Finding Aid to the Roy E. Abrahamason Papers Relating to Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1951-1985, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.abrahroy
Creators:
Abrahamson, Roy E.
Dates:
1951-1985
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
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, Moraga, California, and LeConte 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.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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, Moraga, California, and LeConte 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.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series
  • Series 1: Henry Schaefer-Simmern Lectures, 1951-1985 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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).

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2018 by Roy Abrahamson.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Roy Abrahamason papers regarding Henry Schaefer-Simmern, 1951-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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

Keywords
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Schaefer-Simmern, Henry, 1896- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Mary's College (Moraga, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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