Guide to the Pamela Askew Papers, circa 1950-1980
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Title:||Pamela Askew Papers|
|Quantity:||5.5 cubic ft. (6 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Lecture notes, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, research materials documenting the academic career of Pamela Askew.|
A specialist in Italian Renaissance painting, Pamela Askew began teaching art history at Vassar in 1946 as a part-time instructor. She joined the faculty permanently in 1955 and continued to teach in the Art Department until her retirement in 1985. In addition to teaching, Askew served as curator of the Vassar College Art Gallery from 1956 to 1960. Born on February 2, 1925, she died on June 26, 1997.
The Pamela Askew Papers contains lecture notes for art history courses taught at Vassar College, mainly Art 105 and Art 350. It also contains manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, and research materials pertaining to Askew's scholarship on Domenico Fetti.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
Restrictions on Use
Some materials in Series VI and IX are very fraglie, so use of these may be restricted. Please consult archivist for further information. The remainder of the collection is open for use. Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- Fetti, Domenico, ca. 1589-1623
- Vassar College--Faculty
- Art, Italian--16th century
- Art, Italian--17th century
- Women teachers
Encoded by Mark Seidl, March 2012.
Pamela Askew Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Collection processed by Laura Streett, August 2008, and Mark Seidl, March 2012.
Collection acquired in two parts: the first in May 2008 as a transfer from the Vassar College Visual Resources Library (M2008-011); and the second in March 2012 as a transfer from the Vassar College Art Department (M2012-001).
|Boxes 1-6||Lecture Notes, circa 1950-1980|
|Box 6||Domenico Fetti Article Materials, 1953-1960|