Andrews, Wayne D

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Andrews (1913-1987) was a professor of art history at Wayne State University, and a friend of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell.

From the description of Letters from Joseph Cornell and related printed material, 1946-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78067410

Wayne Andrews (1913-1987) was born in Kenilworth, Illinois and educated in the Winnetka public schools, Lawrenceville School, and Harvard. He received his doctorate in American history at Columbia University under Allan Nevins; his Ph. D. thesis, "Architecture, Ambition and Americans," was among the first important analyses of culture as it relates to architecture. From 1948 to 1956 he was Curator of Manuscripts at the New York Historical Society, and from 1956 to 1963 he was an editor at Charles Scribner's Sons.

He held the first American art history chair established at an American university as Archives of American Art Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit from 1964 to 1983. After his retirement he returned to his beloved Chicago where he lived for the remainder of his life with his wife Elizabeth. They had one daughter, Elizabeth Waties. He wrote several books on the topics of architecture and literature and was a former president of the New York chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. He died in Paris, France on August 17, 1987.[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/].

From the description of Photographs of American architecture and architecture in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, and Spain, [ca. 1969-1986]. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 57227963

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referencedIn Wayne Andrews : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Purcell, William Gray, 1880-1965. Papers, 1855-1965. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Garvan, Anthony N. B. Anthony N.B. Garvan collection, 1827-1980 (bulk, 1827-1889). University of Pennsylvania, Architectural Archives
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. Photographs of American architecture and architecture in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, and Spain, [ca. 1969-1986]. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. American architecture 1783-1892 : photographs / bby Wayne Andrews. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. Wayne Andrews architectural photographs collection, 19--?. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. American architecture 1711-1952, third series : photographs / by Wayne Andrews. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. Letters from Joseph Cornell and related printed material, 1946-1967. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Andrews, Wayne. American architecture, second series : photographs / by Wayne Andrews. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Cornell, Joseph. person
associatedWith Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. person
associatedWith Garvan, Anthony N. B. person
associatedWith Purcell, William Gray, 1880-1965. person
associatedWith Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902- person
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Architecture, Domestic--Pictorial works
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