Barnes Foundation lecture notes

Collection ID:
Loper, Edward L., 1916-2011
Physical Description:
0.1 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
137 pages of notes covering 33 lectures given by Violette De Mazia at the Barnes Foundation on 19th and 20th century art. These unauthorized notes include the orientation lecture, reading assignements, and class discussions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, art instructor; Wilmington, Del. Loper studied at the Barnes Foundation.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4233 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Janet Neville-Loper, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Edward Loper was given a copy of short hand notes taken in De Mazia's class by an unidentified student. Loper then had one of his students, Janet Neville, type the notes. Neville, who later became Loper's wife, kept a copy of the notes, and they were microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Merion Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Merion Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Mazia, Violette, 1899- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barnes Foundation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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