Richard Zakia collection on Rudolf Arnheim 1968-2004

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Richard Zakia collection on Rudolf Arnheim 1968-2004

Richard Zakia collection on Rudolf Arnheim 1968-2004

Materials related to Rudolf Arnheim, a prominent scholar in the field of experimental psychology and visual expression. Compiled by Richard Zakia, a former professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, the collection contains correspondence to Zakia, articles both on and about Arnheim, and photographs. Most of the materials are photocopies. The Richard Zakia collection on Rudolf Arnheim contains correspondence, published materials, and photographs related to Rudolf Arnheim and his work. Most of the correspondence consists of letters written by Arnheim to Richard Zakia, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) from 1979-2002. The letters deal with a variety of topics, but most focus on the work of Arnheim or Zakia in the field of perception. While some of the letters are originals, many are photocopies of the original documents. The collection also includes published writings both on and about Rudolf Arnheim and his work. Again, many of the items in this series are photocopies of the original documents. The articles are mostly taken from journals and magazines, such as Psychology Today, Design Quarterly, Salmagundi, and Journal of Aesthetic and Art Criticism. Lastly, the collection contains four 8"x10" black and white photographs, documenting Rudolf Arnheim's visit to RIT in 1977.

0.25 linear feet (1 document box)

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Rochester institute of technology

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It is unclear when the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) first admitted minority students. However, it appears as though the first African American students entered the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute (renamed RIT in 1944) during the early 1900s. For instance, in 1906 Fredericka Sprague, the granddaughter of Frederick Douglass, took classes at the Institute. There are several other instances of African American students attending the school during the early 20th century as well...

Zakia, Richard D.

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Arnheim, Rudolf

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Rudolf Arnheim (1904-2007) was an educator and writer from Ann Arbor, Mich. From the description of Oral history interview with Rudolf Arnheim, 1972 May 16 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595112 Art historian, educator, writer and psychologist. Born 1904. Taught at Harvard and at the University of Michigan. From the description of Rudolf Arnheim papers, [undated] and 1932-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83392455 Educator, writer...