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Finding Aid for the Jack Morrison Papers, 1940-1989
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Jack Sherman Morrison (1912-1997) was a theater arts professor, fine arts dean, theater director, advisor to the dean of the UCLA College of Fine Arts, and winner of the UCLA Life Achievement Award in 1980. The collection consists of Morrison's personal papers, letters, articles, photographs, memos, speeches, teaching materials, tapes, film, and costume sketches.
Jack Sherman Morrison was born on December 17, 1912 in Santa Barbara, California; BA (1934), MA (1951), UCLA; Ed.D., University of Southern California, 1962; director of theater activities (1938-47), associate professor of theatre arts (1957-66), UCLA; professor of theatre and dean of College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1966-71; associate director of arts in education for JDR 3rd fund, 1971-76; in 1976 appointed executive director, American Theatre Association; theater consultant to Arts and Humanities Branch, U.S. Office of Education; executive editor of Design; publications include The Rise of the Arts on the American Campus (1973) and The Maturing of the Arts on the American Campus: a Commentary (c. 1985); advisor to the dean, UCLA College of Fine Arts; winner of the UCLA Life Achievement Award in 1980; he died on February 20, 1997.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 24 cartons (24 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
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