Guide to the Alicia Craig Faxon Papers, circa 1969-2014
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|
|Creator:||Faxon, Alicia Craig|
|Title:||Alicia Craig Faxon Papers|
|Quantity:||4.7 cubic feet (8 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Manuscripts, galley proofs, and notes for Collecting Art on a Shoestring, Pre-Raphaelite Art in its European Context as well as other writings and Faxon biographical material.|
Alicia Craig Faxon (b. 1931- ), teacher, art historian, and critic, was graduated from Vassar in 1952. She studied history at Radcliffe on a Vassar fellowship and received a master's degree in 1953. In the same year she married Richard Bremer Faxon, an Episcopal clergyman. After teaching American history at the high-school and college level, Mrs. Faxon's interest turned to art history. She is an author and editor. Her works include Collecting Art on a Shoestring, Pre-Raphaelite Art in its European Context, Rossetti's Images of Botticelli and other publications. Throughout the 1970's Mrs. Faxon wrote on art for various Boston area publications, including the Boston Globe, and taught at the New England School of Art and the Massachusetts College of Art. She has served as a guest curator, trustee, and acting director of the Danforth Museum in Framingham. Alicia Craig Faxon received A Ph.D. in art history from Boston University in 1979.Top
Scope and Content Note
Manuscript, galley proofs, and notes for Collecting Art on a Shoestring, Pre-Raphaelite Art in its European Context as well as other writings and Faxon biographical material.Top
Access and Use
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
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- Art critics.
- Art historians.
- Art--Collectors and collecting.
- Art--Study and teaching.
- Women teachers.
Encoded by Laura Finkel, November 2006.
Updated by Laura Streett, January 2015.Top
Alicia Craig Faxon Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Original processing date unknown.
Updated by Laura Streett, March 2005, June 2009 and January 2015.
Gift of Alicia Craig Faxon.
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