Wriston Art Center Collection
This collection consists of records documenting the planning, construction, and dedication of the Wriston Art Center, dating from 1981 to 1990. Records include articles, correspondence, architectural records, and photographs.
- Lawrence University (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.
1.65 Linear Feet
Biographical or Historical Information
The Wriston Art Center was built in 1987-1989 and dedicated on May 5, 1989. The building was named in honor of Henry and Ruth Wriston. Henry served as Lawrence president from 1925-1937, and he and his wife Ruth actively worked to build the college's art collection. The Wriston Art Center is three times larger than the building it replaced, the Worcester Art Center.
Method of Acquisition
Materials acquired over time, prior to 2005.
Minimally processed by Erin Dix, 2015. Further processing, 2018.
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