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Guide to the Photographs of Exhibits Created by Winfield Scott Wellington
UARC PIC 28K (Oversize items shelved as UARC PIC 2800K)  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content Note

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Photographs of exhibits created by Winfield Scott Wellington,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1953
    Collection Number: UARC PIC 28K (Oversize items shelved as UARC PIC 2800K)
    Extent: 252 photographic prints
    Repository: The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Abstract: Photographs of exhibits created by Winfield Scott Wellington in the University Art Gallery, primarily of Hearst Museum of Anthropology artifacts.
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Photographs of exhibits created by Winfield Scott Wellington, UARC PIC 28K, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Winfield Scott Wellington, June 1973.

    Administrative History

    The University Art Gallery operated in what was originally built as a powerhouse from 1931 until the construction of the University Art Museum, completed in 1968. Winfield Scott Wellington (1897-1979) was Professor of Design in the Department of Decorative Art from1936 until 1965. He was director of the University Art Gallery at Berkeley from 1946 to 1962, and he mounted exhibits in San Francisco museums as well.

    Scope and Content Note

    189 photographic prints, 4x5 in. or smaller, of exhibits in the University Art Gallery created by Winfield Scott Wellington, Professor of Decorative Art. There are also 63 8x10 in. enlargements, mounted on boards (housed as UARC PIC 2800K). All prints are black and white, except for two color prints, noted below.
    The majority of the exhibits show artifacts from the Hearst (then Lowie) Museum of Anthropology. Other exhibits include the sculpture of Elah Hale Hays and of Robert B. Howard, pottery of Frans and Marguerite Wildenhain, and Chinese stone and bronze rubbings.
    Exhibit titles and dates were taken from the university's weekly Calendar.