Papers of Daniel D. Reiff, 1960-2004
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Kenneth John Conant received the B.A. from Harvard College in 1915 and taught architecture at Harvard School of Architecture from 1925-1955.
Sydney Freedberg (1914-1997) was trained at Harvard University and subsequently worked for the Department of Fine Arts from 1953-1983. In addition to being the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor he served as Chairman of the Department from 1959-1963, Walter Channing Cabot Fellow from 1973-1976, and as the Acting Director of the Fogg Museum, 1978-1979. Detlef Heikamp was a visiting professor from the Kunsthistoriches Institute in Florence, and specializes in the Medici family. Max Loehr (1903-1988), studied the history of Chinese art, and was trained at the University of Munich. He subsequently studied, and worked in China from 1940-1949, ending his time there as an Assistant Professor at Tsinghua University. Upon arriving in the United States he worked at the University of Michigan (1951-1960), and Harvard University (1960-1974). Benjamin Rowland, Jr. (1904-1972) studied and lectured on a wide breadth of art history topics including ancient India, modern America, and pre-modern Europe. He was trained at Harvard University and was brought on staff first as a tutor in 1930. In 1950 he became a full professor, and was appointed Gleason Professor of Fine Arts in 1960. He was also a well known watercolorist with pieces exhibited in diverse museums.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Conant, Kenneth John, 1894-
- Freedberg, S. J. (Sydney Joseph), 1914-1997
- Heikamp, Detlef.
- Loehr, Max.
- Reiff, Daniel D. (Daniel Drake).
- Rowland, Benjamin, 1904-1972.
- Ruesing, Edward A.
- Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
- Fogg Art Museum
- Harvard University
- Art--Study and teaching--20th Century
- Art--Study and teaching--Massachusetts
- College art museums--Massachusetts--Cambridge
- Harvard University--History--20th century
- Harvard University--Faculty
- Lecture note(s)
- Sound recording(s)
- Papers of Daniel D. Reiff (SC 2), 1962-2004: A Guide
- Harvard Art Museums Archives
- EAD ID
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The Harvard Art Museums Archives is the official repository for institutional records and historical documents in all formats relating to the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 1895 to the present. Its collections include signiﬁcant papers of individuals and groups associated with the museums' history, as well as correspondence with collectors, gallery owners, museum professionals, and notables throughout the twentieth century. Its holdings also document the formation of the museums' collections and its mission as a teaching institution.
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