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John Leo Fairbanks Collection, ca. 1850 - ca. 1930

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Fairbanks, John Leo, 1878-1946.
Title
John Leo Fairbanks Collection
Dates
ca. 1850 - ca. 1930 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.2 cubic feet
Collection Number
Consult repository.
Summary
The Fairbanks Collection consists of photographs and postcards of artwork and architecture in Europe collected by Oregon State College Art Professor, John Leo Fairbanks.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John L. Fairbanks was born in Payson, Utah on April 30, 1878. He received certificates from three art schools in Paris between 1906 and 1909. In 1916 he married Pauline White. From 1918-1922 Fairbanks was Extension Instructor at Utah and Utah State Universities. From 1923 to 1946 he was Professor of Art and Architecture and chair of the department at Oregon State College. Fairbanks died in Corvallis on October 2, 1946. Fairbanks Hall, which houses the Art Department, is named for him.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Includes photographs and postcards of artwork and architecture in Europe collected by Fairbanks.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

John Leo Fairbanks Collection, Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

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