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Finding Aid for the Emily J. Bain collection of correspondence with Donald B. and Ellen F. Lindsley 1961-1999
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Description
A collection of personal letters and cards, plus photographs and ephemera, sent to Emily Johnston Bain by Donald B. and Ellen F. Lindsley. Ms. Bain added annotations and comments to some of these communications, especially the photographs. The correspondence covers family events, news of children and grandchildren, and shared interests in music and art, and gives a running account of parts of Dr. Lindsley's professional life.
Background
Emily Johnston Bain (1911-2004) was an American mother, housewife, teacher and, in parallel, an award-winning artist who worked in oil, watercolor, and sculpture. Mrs. Bain held an M.A. in Art and Education from Louisiana State University and an M.A. in English from Tulane University. Post-graduate art work was done at the Universities of Texas and Colorado. She maintained her artistic career while serving as State Supervisor of Art in Louisiana, and teaching art in colleges and schools of Louisiana and Texas. Mrs. Bain is listed in "Directory of American Portrait Artists" (1985) and the online "CLARA: Database of Women Artists" [http://clara.nmwa.org]. In 1961 she met the Lindsleys through her then husband, Dr. Herbert Weaver, professor and chair of the University of Hawaii's Department of Psychology. Dr. Lindsley had been invited to Honolulu as visiting lecturer during the summer. The close friendship struck up then continued after Mrs. Bain's divorce and her return to the mainland, and lasted until the end of her life.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.
Availability
Collection is open for research.