Donald F. McCallum was an art historian, professor, and chair at UCLA's Department of Art History. Born in Vancouver, British
Columbia on May 23, 1939, he earned his AB at UC Berkeley (1962), and his PhD at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
(1973). He was a scholar of Japanese art history and spent seven years doing research and fieldwork in Japan. McCallum's research
on Japanese art is focused on Japanese Buddhist art and sculpture, as well as Korean influences on Japanese art. This collection
includes materials related to his academic career and research, course materials, lecture notes, papers, correspondence, and
presentations. Topics covered in this collection include Korean and Japanese art history, Korean Buddhism, Silla-period sculpture,
Sui styles, the Tachibana Shrine, Japanese sculpture and architecture, and the Fujiwara-kyo Palace. He passed away on October
23, 2013 at the age of 74.
Donald F. McCallum was an art historian and professor at UCLA's Department of Art History. He was born in Vancouver, British
Columbia on May 23, 1939. He earned his AB at UC Berkeley (1962), and his PhD at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
(1973). He started teaching at UCLA in 1969 and over the course of his career served as chair of the Department of Art History,
interim director for the UCLA Center for Japanese Studies, director of the University of California Tokyo Study Center, Toyota
visiting professor at the University of Michigan, Franklin D. Murphy lecturer at the University of Kansas, and Hooker Distinguished
Visiting Professor at McMaster University. He was a scholar of Japanese art history and spent seven years doing research and
fieldwork in Japan. McCallum retired in 2013 and passed away on October 23, 2013 at the age of 74.
4.2 Linear Feet
(10 boxes, 1 half box, and 11 unprocessed CDs)
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