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Joyce Lehmann's Albright Art School collection

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 16/2/1196
Collection includes the dissertation and catalogs, notes and recorded interviews Ms. Lehman collected for her dissertation, The "Albright Art School: of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy: 1887-1954 (New York)". Also included are two professional papers Ms. Lehmann delivered in 1993 and 2004.

Dates

  • circa 1940s-2004

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Joyce Lehmann's Albright Art School collection, circa 1940s-2004 is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

1.46 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box, 2 audiocassette boxes)

Overview

Collection includes a dissertation and catalogs, notes and recorded interviews Ms. Lehman collected for her dissertation, The "Albright Art School" of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy: 1887-1954 (New York).

Historical Note

The Albright Art School was a post-secondary art school in Buffalo, New York, sponsored by the public art museum's governing body, the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, from 1887 to 1954. It offered studio art instruction in fine and applied arts, accompanying lectures, teacher training, and children's classes. In 1954 it merged into the Department of Art at the University of Buffalo retaining its name until the University joined the State University system in 1962.

Chronology of Institutional Names

1862
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy founded under leadership of the Young Men's Association.
1885-1891
Students Art Club - Allen St. School
1887-1891
Buffalo Art School - professional school established by the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
1891-1910
Students Art Club and Buffalo Art School merge to form the Art Students' League
1910-1920
Art School of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
1920-1942
School of Fine Arts of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
1942-1954
Albright Art School
1954-1962
University of Buffalo, Department of Art
1962-present
State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Art

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series: I. Dissertation materials and II. Papers.

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated by Joyce Lehmann in July 1984, May 2004, and May 2007.

Dissertation was printed from Proquest database and added by processor in December 2010.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

16/2/568, Albright Art School, Student records, circa 1930-1955 (Restricted)
16/2/589, Albright Art School, catalogs, 1908-1937, 1952-1954, 1958-1960

Processing Information

Processed by Karen Spencer, December 2010.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White, January 2015.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Joyce Lehmann's Albright Art School collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Spencer.
Date
2010
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
716-645-2916
716-645-3714 (Fax)