Charles M. Brooks, Jr. Papers
This collection contains materials documenting the tenure of Charles M. Brooks, Jr. as professor of art and architecture at Lawrence University from 1946 to 1973. Some materials from Brooks' service in the U.S. Navy prior to his appointment at Lawrence are also included. Papers include articles and biographical information, correspondence, teaching materials, and photographs.
- Brooks, Charles Mattoon, 1908- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.
0.60 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Biographical or Historical Information
Charles M. Brooks, Jr. (1908-1978) received a master of fine arts degree in architecture from Yale University in 1930. He taught at Texas A&M and Scripps College before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1946, he joined the faculty at Lawrence College. He retired in 1973 as the Myra Goodwin Plantz Professor of Art and Architecture.
Method of Acquisition
Most materials were included in Accession 2018-02, acquired February 8, 2018. Articles and biographical information and photographs collected by the Archives over time, prior to July 2005. "Art building" file transferred from Wriston Art Center Collection, December 2018.
Processed by Erin Dix, 2018. Materials from accession 2018-02 were refoldered; original folder titles retained when applicable.
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