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Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1867-2005

Collection Identifier: HC 2
Overview: These papers of Fogg Museum director Edward Waldo Forbes document his administration of the museum and a wide range of personal and professional activities and interests. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1944. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including a series of correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, reports, expedition field notes and journals, printed material, newspaper clippings, blueprints, meeting minutes, letters of recommendation,...

Teaching and Research Materials Collection, 1891-1968

Collection Identifier: HC 20
Overview: The papers in this collection document Edward Waldo Forbes’s career as a professor of Fine Arts, Director of the Fogg Museum, and his research interests in the technical study of works of art. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1940. The papers consist of correspondence, lecture notes and outlines, assignment descriptions, visual materials for lectures, student work, recipes, technical notes, clippings, photographs, letters of introduction, paint samples, lists, invoices, and a few...