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James S. Ackerman (1919- ) was appointed professor of fine arts at Harvard University in 1960 and was chairman of the Fine Arts Department 1963-1968.

From the description of Papers of James S. Ackerman, 1963-1975 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76976132

Art historian; Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born 1919.

From the description of James S. Ackerman interview, 1991 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220210018

James Ackerman (1919- ) is an art historian of Cambridge, Mass.

From the description of Oral history interview with James S. Ackerman, 1991 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744433258

James Ackerman, 1919-, art historian of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

From the description of Oral history interview with James S. Ackerman, 1991 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401227

Art, architectural historian; Cambridge, Mass.

Ackerman was born in San Francisco in 1919. He received his undergraduate training at Yale, and his M.A. (1947) nd Ph. D. (1952) at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts. His studies were interrupted by his Army service in Italy during WWII, where he volunteered for the Monuments and Fine Arts service recovering the archives of the palace of Milan, which led to his Ph. D. study of Milanese Renaissance architecture. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1960, and at Harvard from 1961.

From the description of James S. Ackerman papers, [ca. 1942-1950]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454761

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creatorOf Ackerman, James S.,. Oral history interview with James S. Ackerman, 1991 Jan. 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-. Interviews with art historians, 1991-2002. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn James S. Ackerman : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Cándida Smith, Richard. Interviews with art historians, 1991-2002. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. On the origins of architectural photography : recordings, 2001. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Letter, 1965, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Oral history interview with James S. Ackerman, 1991 Jan. 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Arts Club (Berkeley, Calif.). Records of the Arts Club, 1935-1989 (bulk 1935-1958). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Papers of James S. Ackerman, 1963-1975 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Meeks, Carroll L. V. (Carroll Louis Vanderslice), 1907-1966. Carroll L. V. Meeks papers, 1928-1966 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Coolidge, John, 1913-1995. Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. James S. Ackerman papers, [ca. 1942-1950]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Art historian James S. Ackerman / interviewed by Joel Gardner. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. James S. Ackerman interview, 1991 Jan. 2. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1964. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Committee to Rescue Italian Art. Papers, 1966-1973. Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
creatorOf Ackerman, James S. Art historian : James S. Ackerman : oral history transcript / interviewed by Joel Gardner, Art History Oral Documentation Project. Completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1994. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Harvard University. Dept. of Fine Arts. Correspondence and other records, 1950-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Harvard University. Dept. of Fine Arts. Correspondence and other records, 1960-1979 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
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associatedWith Brown, Robert F., person
associatedWith Centre canadien d'architecture. corporateBody
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associatedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995. person
associatedWith Focillon, Henri, 1881-1943. person
associatedWith Fogg Art Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Gardner, Joel R. person
associatedWith Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Krautheimer, Richard, 1897- person
associatedWith Lambert, Phyllis. person
associatedWith Lehmann, Karl, 1894-1960. person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Meeks, Carroll L. V. (Carroll Louis Vanderslice), 1907-1966. person
associatedWith New York University. Institute of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Olsberg, R. Nicholas. person
associatedWith Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968. person
associatedWith Shubert, Howard. person
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program. corporateBody
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Massachusetts--Cambridge
France
Massachusetts--Cambridge
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Architectural photography--History
Art historians--Interviews
Art historians
Art, Modern--19th century--Historiography
Art--Study and teaching
Art, Renaissance--Historiography
Architecture
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Birth 1933

English,

French

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