Norris Ingersoll Crandall papers
Scope and Contents
Materials in this collection include research notes, manuscript drafts, correspondence, lecture notes and assignments and student writings The materials range in date from between 1935 and 1954.
- Crandall, Norris Ingersoll (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Norris Ingersoll Crandall (1891-1973), a Professor Emeritus of Art and Architecture at George Washington University from 1923-1957. He was the head of the Department of Architecture from 1923-1927 and designer of Samson Hall.
Norris Crandall attained his Bachelors degree in Architecture from Cornell University in 1914 and his Master in Architecture in 1915, also from Cornell University.
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Language of Materials
This collection contains material relating to the works and academic career of Norris I Crandall. Included are manuscript drafts, lecture notes, research notes and students papers dating from 1935-1954.
Organized into 2 series: Manuscripts material and George Washington University material.
Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Thomas O’Callaghan, 2011 (Accession 2011.034)
The following books were annotated by Dr. Crandall. These books are in the special collections book collection:
The essentials of composition as applied to art by John Vredenburgh Van Pelt, 1913
Expressionism in art by Sheldon Cheney, 1934
The arts and their interrelations by Thomas Munro, 1949
The things we see - no. 4 Pottery and glass by Bernard Hollowood, 1947
Art as experience by John Dewey, 1934
A history of esthetics by Katharine Everett Gilbert, 1939
Principles of art appreciation by Stephen C. Pepper, 1949
The following books were donated, but not retained in the collection due to duplication or lack of research significance for the circulating collection.
History of art criticism by Lionello Venturi, 1936
A text-book of the history of architecture by A.D.F. Hamlin, 1909
Design and composition in line, form, and mass by Frederick J. Glass, 1925
A history of philosophy by B.A.G. Fuller, 1938
A history of architecture on the comparative method by Sir Banister Fletcher, 1921
The American Vignola part I by William R. Ware, 1905
The American Vignola part II by William R. Ware, 1925
Artists on art from XIV to the XX century, 1945
World of art by Eugen Neuhaus, 1936
Modern art in the making by Bernard S. Myers, 1950
Figure construction a brief treatise on drawing the human figure by Alon Bement, 1921
Styles in painting a comparative study by Paul Zucker, 1950
- Guide to the Norris Ingersoll Crandall papers, 1935-1954
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English