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Guide to the Wanda M. Corn Papers
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Description
Papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, newsletters, minutes, and other materials pertaining to her teaching and administrative duties in the art department, her involvement with the Stanford Humanities Center, and other aspects of her professional life, 1970-2006; and as acting director of the Stanford Museum, 1987-92. Other items of note include newsletters and other records from the College Art Association of America, 1970-91; and newsletters and other materials from the Women's Caucus for Art, 1972-90.
Background
Wanda M. Corn, a scholar of late 19th- and early 20th-century painting and photography, joined the faculty of Stanford's Department of Art and Art History in 1980. She is the author of THE GREAT AMERICAN THING: MODERN ART AND NATIONAL IDENTITY, 1915-1935 (1999) and several exhibit catalogs including GRANT WOOD, THE REGIONALIST VISION (1983) and THE ART OF ANDREW WYETH (1973).
Extent
7 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.