Archives of the Fogg Art Museum, 1895-1985 (inclusive).

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Fogg Art Museum. Archives of the Fogg Art Museum, 1895-1985 (inclusive).

Archives of the Fogg Art Museum, 1895-1985 (inclusive).

Records consist of official correspondence files of former Museum directors Charles H. Moore, Edward W. Forbes, Paul J. Sachs, Arthur Pope, John P. Coolidge, Agnes Mongan, Daniel Robbins, and Seymour Slive; exhibition files, including exhibition catalogs and correspondence relating to past exhibitions at the Fogg; and correspondence files of assistant directors of the Museum and of Margaret Gilman, Secretary of the Fogg.

ca. 230 linear ft.

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Harvard University

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The Committee on the Choice of Electives recommended in 1910 that in order to guarantee students' reading knowledge of French or German, every student must pass a special oral examination in either one of the two languages before admission to the junior class. The rule was revised in 1920. From the description of Oral examination papers in French and German, 1912-1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228513467 During World War II, Harvard University trained militar...