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Collection Number: 05373

Collection Title: Jane G. Eliason Scrapbook, 1951-1963

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1 items)
Abstract Jane G. Eliason of Statesville, N.C., was an art teacher and painter. In the late 1940s, she studied at the Art Students League in New York City, N.Y. Eliason began teaching in Ridgewood, N.J., and taking weekend art classes at the Art Students League. During the summer of 1951, Eliason traveled to France in order to study at the Ecoles d'Art Americaines de Fontainbleau. In 1961, Eliason took a cruise to the Caribbean and a long tour from Portugal to Afghanistan in 1963. This collection contains a scrapbook that holds newspaper clippings, ephemera, photographs, sketches (in charcoal and pencil), letters, diary entries, telegrams, and postcards. These materials primarily document Eliason's study in France during 1951, cruise to the Caribbean in 1961, and 1963 tour from Portugal to Afghanistan.
Creator Eliason, Jane G.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Jane G. Eliason Scrapbook #5373, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Carmen Valentino in December 2007 (Acc. 100826).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Jane G. Eliason of Statesville, N.C., was an art teacher and painter. Eliason first became interested in art while teaching in Harrisburg, Va. In the late 1940s, she studied at the Art Students League in New York City, N.Y. She began teaching in Ridgewood, N.J., and taking weekend art classes at the Art Students League. During the summer of 1951, Eliason traveled to France in order to study at the Ecoles d'Art Americaines de Fontainbleau. In 1961, she took a cruise to the Caribbean and, in 1963, a long tour from Portugal to Afghanistan. Over her lifetime, Eliason participated in several art exhibits in New York and Virginia.

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This collection contains a scrapbook that was compiled by Jane G. Eliason. It holds newspaper clippings, ephemera, photographs, sketches (in charcoal and pencil), letters, diary entries, telegrams, and postcards. These materials primarily document Eliason's study in France at the Ecoles d'Art Americaines de Fontainbleau during 1951, a cruise to the Caribbean in 1961, and 1963 tour from Portugal to Afghanistan.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jennifer Thompson, October 2008

Encoded by: Jennifer Thompson, October 2008

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