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Collection Number: 03835

Collection Title: Ruth Faison Shaw Papers, 1908-1968

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Size About 11,300 items (24.0 linear feet).
Abstract Ruth Faison Shaw was an artist, teacher, and art therapist who lived in North Carolina, New York, and Rome, finally settling in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was a proponent of using finger painting in education and therapy work. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence of Ruth Faison Shaw; writings; subject files; photographs; Shaw and Faison family history materials; materials related to the use of art therapy, especially finger painting, with disturbed children and military veterans; and other items. Most of the correspondence dates after 1940. Many of the letters were written by friends and relatives to Shaw, but there are several letters she wrote. Letters discuss activities of friends and family, art and art therapy, theater, and various business activities. There are references to finger painting as therapy in the rehabilitation of World War II soldiers. There are also financial and legal documents, 1919-1968; subject files compiled by Shaw, most having to do with finger painting, hospitals, and psychiatric treatment; articles and other writings by or about Shaw or her areas of interest; printed materials; clippings; photographs, including images of Shaw family members, of Shaw demonstrating fingerpainting techniques, and of Shaw's finger paintings; photograph albums, chiefly documenting Shaw's travels in France immediately after World War I and her years spent in Rome and in New York; artwork; and other items.
Creator Shaw, Ruth Faison, 1887-1969.
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 Ruth Faison Shaw Papers, #3835, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the estate of Ruth Faison Shaw in May 1972.
Additions received in July 1982, August 1992 (Acc. 92129), and November 1993 (Acc. 93168).
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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Ruth Faison Shaw was born in 1887 near Wilmington, N.C. She worked as a school teacher in North Carolina before World War I, but in 1918 she traveled to France to travel and support the war effort in a volunteer position through the Young Men's Christian Association. After a brief return to North Carolina, Shaw went back to Europe in 1920 and worked as a teacher for British and American children in Rome. During this time, she published several books: Offerings and Offsprings, The Old Shoe, and The Second Old Shoe. She also developed her interest in finger-painting. In 1932, Shaw left Rome to teach finger painting at the Mac Jennet School in Paris. Soon after, she moved to New York, where she opened the Shaw Finger Paint Studio and published two more books: Finger Painting and Finger Painting and How I Do It. She retired in 1959 and moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., where she conducted research on the use of finger painting in psychiatric therapy at the Department of Psychiatry at North Carolina Memorial Hospital. Ruth Faison Shaw died on 3 December 1969.

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The collection includes personal and professional correspondence of Ruth Faison Shaw; writings; subject files; photographs; Shaw and Faison family history materials; materials related to the use of art therapy, especially finger painting, with disturbed children and military veterans; and other items. Most of the correspondence dates after 1940. Many of the letters were written by friends and relatives to Shaw, but there are several letters she wrote. Letters discuss activities of friends and family, art and art therapy, theater, and various business activities. There are references to finger painting as therapy in the rehabilitation of World War II soldiers (see 8 August 1944 and 2 August 1945). There are also financial and legal documents, 1919-1968; subject files compiled by Shaw, most having to do with finger painting, hospitals, and psychiatric treatment; articles and other writings by or about Shaw or her areas of interest; printed materials; clippings; photographs, including images of Shaw family members, of Shaw demonstrating fingerpainting techniques, and of Shaw's finger paintings; photograph albums, chiefly documenting Shaw's travels in France immediately after World War I and her years spent in Rome and in New York; artwork; and other items.

Note that because the original order as received has, for the most part, been retained, there is some subject and form of materials overlap among the series.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Folder 1

Correspondence, 1908-1910 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 1

Folder 2

Correspondence, 1911 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 2

Folder 3

Correspondence, 1913 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 3

Folder 4

Correspondence, 1914 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 4

Folder 5

Correspondence, 1915 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 5

Folder 6

Correspondence, 1916 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 6

Folder 7

Correspondence, 1917 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 7

Folder 8

Correspondence, January-August 1918 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 8

Folder 9

Correspondence, September-December 1918 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 9

Folder 10

Correspondence, January-March 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 10

Folder 11

Correspondence, April-June 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 11

Folder 12

Correspondence, July-October 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 12

Folder 13

Correspondence, November-December 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 13

Folder 14

Correspondence, January-June 1920 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 14

Folder 15

Correspondence, July-August 1920 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 15

Folder 16

Correspondence, September-October 1920 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 16

Folder 17

Correspondence, November-December 1920 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 17

Folder 18

Correspondence, 1921 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 18

Folder 19

Correspondence, 1922 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 19

Folder 20

Correspondence, 1923 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 20

Folder 21

Correspondence, 1924 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 21

Folder 22

Correspondence, 1925 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 22

Folder 23

Correspondence, 1926 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 23

Folder 24

Correspondence, 1927 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 24

Folder 25

Correspondence, 1928 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 25

Folder 26

Correspondence, January-July 1929 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 26

Folder 27

Correspondence, August-December 1929 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 27

Folder 28

Correspondence, 1930 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 28

Folder 29

Correspondence, 1931 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 29

Folder 30

Correspondence, January-August 1932 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 30

Folder 31

Correspondence, September 1932 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 31

Folder 32

Correspondence, October-November 1932 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 32

Folder 33

Correspondence, December 1932 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 33

Folder 34

Correspondence, January 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 34

Folder 35

Correspondence, February 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 35

Folder 36

Correspondence, March-5 April 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 36

Folder 37

Correspondence, 6-14 April 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 37

Folder 38

Correspondence, 15-30 April 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 38

Folder 39

Correspondence, 1-12 May 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 39

Folder 40

Correspondence, 13-31 May 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 40

Folder 41

Correspondence, June 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 41

Folder 42

Correspondence, July-September 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 42

Folder 43

Correspondence, October-November 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 43

Folder 44

Correspondence, December 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 44

Folder 45

Correspondence, January 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 45

Folder 46

Correspondence, February 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 46

Folder 47

Correspondence, 1-22 March 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 47

Folder 48

Correspondence, 23 March-April 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 48

Folder 49

Correspondence, May 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 49

Folder 50

Correspondence, June-July 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 50

Folder 51

Correspondence, August-September 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 51

Folder 52

Correspondence, October-December 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 52

Folder 53

Correspondence, January-March 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 53

Folder 54

Correspondence, April-May 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 54

Folder 55

Correspondence, June-July 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 55

Folder 56

Correspondence, August-September 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 56

Folder 57

Correspondence, January-July 1936 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 57

Folder 58

Correspondence, August 1936 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 58

Folder 59

Correspondence, September-December 1936 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 59

Folder 60

Correspondence, January-September 1937 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 60

Folder 61

Correspondence, October-December 1937 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 61

Folder 62

Correspondence, January-March 1938 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 62

Folder 63

Correspondence, April-June 1938 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 63

Folder 64

Correspondence, August-December 1938 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 64

Folder 65

Correspondence, January-February 1939 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 65

Folder 66

Correspondence, March-June 1939 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 66

Folder 67

Correspondence, July-December 1939 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 67

Folder 68

Correspondence, January-March 1940 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 68

Folder 69

Correspondence, April-May 1940 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 69

Folder 70

Correspondence, June-December 1940 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 70

Folder 71

Correspondence, January-August 1941 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 71

Folder 72

Correspondence, September-December 1941 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 72

Folder 73

Correspondence, January-July 1942 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 73

Folder 74

Correspondence, August-December 1942 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 74

Folder 75

Correspondence, 1943 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 75

Folder 76

Correspondence, 1944 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 76

Folder 77

Correspondence, January-April 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 77

Folder 78

Correspondence, May-June 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 78

Folder 79

Correspondence, July-August 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 79

Folder 80

Correspondence, September-December 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 80

Folder 81

Correspondence, January-March 1946 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 81

Folder 82

Correspondence, April 1946 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 82

Folder 83

Correspondence, May-December 1946 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 83

Folder 84

Correspondence, January-September 1947 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 84

Folder 85

Correspondence, October-December 1947 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 85

Folder 86

Correspondence, January-July 1948 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 86

Folder 87

Correspondence, August-December 1948 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 87

Folder 88

Correspondence, 1949 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 88

Folder 89

Correspondence, 1950 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 89

Folder 90

Correspondence, 1951 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 90

Folder 91

Correspondence, January-May 1952 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 91

Folder 92

Correspondence, June-December 1952 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 92

Folder 93

Correspondence, 1953 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 93

Folder 94

Correspondence, January-March 1954 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 94

Folder 95

Correspondence, April-December 1954 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 95

Folder 96

Correspondence, January-August 1955 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 96

Folder 97

Correspondence, September-December 1955 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 97

Folder 98

Correspondence, January-June 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 98

Folder 99

Correspondence, July-December 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 99

Folder 100

Correspondence and postcards, May 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 100

Folder 101

Correspondence, 1957 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 101

Folder 102

Correspondence, January-August 1958 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 102

Folder 103

Correspondence, September-December 1958 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 103

Folder 104

Correspondence, January-June 1959 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 104

Folder 105

Correspondence, July-November 1959 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 105

Folder 106

Correspondence, December 1959 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 106

Folder 107

Correspondence, January-April 1960 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 107

Folder 108

Correspondence, May-July 1960 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 108

Folder 109

Correspondence, August-December 1960 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 109

Folder 110

Correspondence, January-July 1961 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 110

Folder 111

Correspondence, August-December 1961 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 111

Folder 112

Correspondence, January-March 1962 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 112

Folder 113

Correspondence, April-September 1962 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 113

Folder 114

Correspondence, October-December 1962 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 114

Folder 115

Correspondence, January-September 1963 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 115

Folder 116

Correspondence, October-December 1963 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 116

Folder 117

Correspondence, January-April 1964 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 117

Folder 118

Correspondence, May-December 1964 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 118

Folder 119

Correspondence, January-September 1965 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 119

Folder 120

Correspondence, October-December 1965 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 120

Folder 121

Correspondence, January-August 1966 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 121

Folder 122

Correspondence, September-October 1966 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 122

Folder 123

Correspondence, November-December 1966 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 123

Folder 124

Correspondence, January-March 1967 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 124

Folder 125

Correspondence, April-August 1967 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 125

Folder 126

Correspondence, September-December 1967 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 126

Folder 127

Correspondence, 1968 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 127

Folder 128

Correspondence, undated 1910-1919 #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 128

Folder 129

Correspondence, undated 1910s-1920s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 129

Folder 130

Correspondence, undated 1920s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 130

Folder 131

Correspondence, undated 1920s-1930s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 131

Folder 132

Correspondence, undated 1930s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 132

Folder 133

Correspondence, undated 1930s-1940s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 133

Folder 134

Correspondence, undated 1940s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 134

Folder 135

Correspondence, undated 1940s-1950s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 135

Folder 136

Correspondence, undated 1950s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 136

Folder 137

Correspondence, undated 1950s-1960s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 137

Folder 138

Correspondence, undated 1960s #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 138

Folder 139-142

Folder 139

Folder 140

Folder 141

Folder 142

Correspondence, undated #03835, Series: "Series 1. Correspondence, 1908-1968 and undated." Folder 139-142

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Arrangement: Chronological.

Folder 143

Legal and financial materials, 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 143

Folder 144

Legal and financial materials, 1920 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 144

Folder 145

Legal and financial materials, 1925 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 145

Folder 146

Legal and financial materials, 1926 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 146

Folder 147

Legal and financial materials, 1927 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 147

Folder 148

Legal and financial materials, 1928 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 148

Folder 149

Legal and financial materials, 1929 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 149

Folder 150

Legal and financial materials, 1930 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 150

Folder 151

Legal and financial materials, 1931 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 151

Folder 152

Legal and financial materials, 1932 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 152

Folder 153

Legal and financial materials, 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 153

Folder 154

Legal and financial materials, 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 154

Folder 155

Legal and financial materials, 1934 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 155

Folder 156

Legal and financial materials, 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 156

Folder 157

Legal and financial materials, 1936 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 157

Folder 158

Legal and financial materials, 1937 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 158

Folder 159

Legal and financial materials, 1938 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 159

Folder 160

Legal and financial materials, 1939 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 160

Folder 161

Legal and financial materials, 1930s #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 161

Folder 162

Legal and financial materials, 1940 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 162

Folder 163

Legal and financial materials, 1941 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 163

Folder 164

Legal and financial materials, 1942 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 164

Folder 165

Legal and financial materials, 1943 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 165

Folder 166

Legal and financial materials, 1944 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 166

Folder 167

Legal and financial materials, 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 167

Folder 168

Legal and financial materials, 1946 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 168

Folder 169

Legal and financial materials, 1947 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 169

Folder 170

Legal and financial materials, 1948 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 170

Folder 171

Legal and financial materials, 1949 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 171

Folder 172

Legal and financial materials, 1950 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 172

Folder 173

Legal and financial materials, 1951 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 173

Folder 174

Legal and financial materials, 1952 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 174

Folder 175

Legal and financial materials, 1953 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 175

Folder 176

Legal and financial materials, 1954 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 176

Folder 177

Legal and financial materials, 1955 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 177

Folder 178

Legal and financial materials, 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 178

Folder 179

Legal and financial materials, 1957 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 179

Folder 180

Legal and financial materials, 1958 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 180

Folder 181

Legal and financial materials, 1959 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 181

Folder 182

Legal and financial materials, 1961 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 182

Folder 183

Legal and financial materials, 1964 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 183

Folder 184

Legal and financial materials, 1968 #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 184

Folder 185-187

Folder 185

Folder 186

Folder 187

Legal and financial materials, undated #03835, Series: "Series 2. Legal and Financial Materials, 1919-1968 and undated." Folder 185-187

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Arrangement: Arrangement is roughly alphabetical. Folder titles and arrangement as received have largely been retained.

Folder 188

Biographical and interviews #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 188

Folder 189

Bibliographies #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 189

Folder 190

Speeches #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 190

Folder 191

Radio and television scripts #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 191

Folder 192

Britannica Junior #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 192

Folder 193

T. Eaton Company #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 193

Folder 194

Shaw studio re-organization #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 194

Folder 195

Rockefeller Center #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 195

Folder 196

House of Little Books #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 196

Folder 197-198

Folder 197

Folder 198

Binney and Smith Company, 1953 #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 197-198

Folder 199

Winter hospital, 1946-1947 #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 199

Folder 200

Unfinished business #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 200

Folder 201

Exhibits #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 201

Folder 202

Charlie H. Moore #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 202

Folder 203

Invitations, etc. #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 203

Folder 204-205

Folder 204

Folder 205

Finger painting letters #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 204-205

Folder 206-209

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

Folder 209

Case studies: Index of criteria #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 206-209

Folder 210

Case studies: Primal Scene #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 210

Folder 211

Case studies: (A-O) #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 211

Folder 212

Case studies: (P-U) #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 212

Folder 213-216

Folder 213

Folder 214

Folder 215

Folder 216

Case studies: Children's stories #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 213-216

Folder 217-220

Folder 217

Folder 218

Folder 219

Folder 220

Case studies: Write-ups #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 217-220

Folder 221

Finger painting information #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 221

Folder 222-224

Folder 222

Folder 223

Folder 224

Exhibitions, programs, and reciepts #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 222-224

Folder 225

Instruction: Pamphlets #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 225

Folder 226

Exhibitions, 1941 #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 226

Folder 227

Phillips studio #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 227

Folder 228

Wainwright Evans stories #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 228

Folder 229

American listings #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 229

Folder 230

Lellyn Robinson #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 230

Folder 231

Societies #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 231

Folder 232

Psychiatrist #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 232

Folder 233

Duke and other hospitals #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 233

Folder 234

Karl Menninger #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 234

Folder 235

Peggy Pedigne #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 235

Folder 236

Goodell #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 236

Folder 237

Charles Cristoph #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 237

Folder 238

Norman Houk #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 238

Folder 239

Notes of school #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 239

Folder 240-241

Folder 240

Folder 241

Genealogy #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 240-241

Folder 242

Binney and Smith #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 242

Folder 243

Menninger Foundation #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 243

Folder 244-246

Folder 244

Folder 245

Folder 246

Exhibit: 30 North Carolina Painters, 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 244-246

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Folder 253

Folder 254

Folder 255

Folder 256

Finger painting classes #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 247-256

Folder 257

Letters #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 257

Folder 258

John Ford Reed and unidentified #03835, Series: "Series 3. Subject files, 1908-1968." Folder 258

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Arrangement: Items written by Ruth Faison Shaw are followed by writings by others. Folder titles and arrangement as received have largely been retained.

Folder 259

Shaw: Poems #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 259

Folder 260

Shaw: Advertising #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 260

Folder 261

Shaw: Britannica Junior: Finger painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 261

Folder 262

Shaw: Child emergency training #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 262

Folder 263-266

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Shaw: Creation of Toys #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 263-266

Folder 267

Shaw: Dear Signor Electric Man #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 267

Folder 268

Shaw: Dobbin and Daisy #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 268

Folder 269

Shaw: Experiences of a Teacher #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 269

Folder 270

Shaw: My Experiences with the Young #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 270

Folder 271-274

Folder 271

Folder 272

Folder 273

Folder 274

Shaw: Fingerpainting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 271-274

Folder 274

Shaw: The Gentleman and the Tiger #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 274

Folder 275

Shaw: Just a Little Man #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 275

Folder 276

Shaw: Learning by Living #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 276

Folder 277

Shaw: The Little Coach House #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 277

Folder 278

Shaw: The Long, Long Thoughts of Youth #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 278

Folder 279

Shaw: Mental Hygiene of the Classroom #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 279

Folder 280-283

Folder 280

Folder 281

Folder 282

Folder 283

Shaw: Notes #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 280-283

Folder 284

Shaw: Out of the Mouths of Babes #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 284

Folder 285

Shaw: Response of Retrospect #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 285

Folder 286-287

Folder 286

Folder 287

Shaw: Shaw School in New York, N.Y. #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 286-287

Folder 288

Shaw: The Story of Jeffrey #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 288

Folder 289

Shaw: Three Charlies Chinese #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 289

Folder 290

Shaw: Unidentified #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 290

Folder 291

John T. Payne: The Shaw Finger-Paiting System I: An Overview #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 291

Folder 292

Gladys Telfer interview #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 292

Folder 293

Olga Gonther: Why Finger Paints? #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 293

Folder 294

Irene Obrock: The Therapeutic Value of Finger Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 294

Folder 295

Josephine Durrell: Finger Painting is Fun #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 295

Folder 296

Anne Smith: Report on the Development of Play at the Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 296

Folder 297

L. Rosenzweig and L. Durbin: Fingerpainting as as Investigative Approach to Therapeutic Techniques #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 297

Folder 298

Frances Floore: Grant for Finger Painting Study #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 298

Folder 299

Claude Cameron: Summer Hill, Reminiscences of the Civil War #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 299

Folder 300

Lehman and Risquez: The Use of Fingerpainting in the Clinical Evaluation of Psychotic Conditions #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 300

Folder 301

Janet H. Cairns: Finger Painting at Perkin Institute #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 301

Folder 302

James Milligan: An Experiment in Creativity #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 302

Folder 303

Remarks of W.C. Menninger #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 303

Folder 304

Charles Smith: The Role of Mental Hygiene in Corrections #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 304

Folder 305

Synopsis of the Ruth Faison Shaw Television Show #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 305

Folder 306

The Basic Conference #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 306

Folder 307

Ruth Faison Shaw Finger Painting Demonstration #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 307

Folder 308

Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 308

Folder 309

Theodore Benedek: The Brotherhood of Man; What Price is Civilization? #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 309

Folder 310

William Russell: A Desirable Program for Federal Particpation in Education #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 310

Folder 311

The Goal of Education #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 311

Folder 312

Alfred Korzybski: An Outline of General Semantics #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 312

Folder 313

Andrue Berding: Out of the Mouths of Children #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 313

Folder 314

Claud Wilson: An Ascent of Mount Etna #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 314

Folder 315

Elizabeth Marty: A Little Orphan; Mrs. Black's Revenge #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 315

Folder 316

Coloquial Books of Burridge Necessary for the Student of General Semantics #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 316

Folder 317

Philip Lemont: Finger Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 317

Folder 318

Edith Campbell #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 318

Folder 319

Finger-Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 319

Folder 320

Bertina Bowen: Streamline Talkie Toys, The Mechanics of Speech Making #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 320

Folder 321

Robert Hager: Muckleshoot Stomp #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 321

Folder 322

A Talk of Basic English to Teachers and Learners of Normal English #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 322

Folder 323

Finger Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 323

Folder 324

Philip Lemont: Finger Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 324

Folder 325

Andrea Perkins: Suggestions for Arts and Crafts #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 325

Folder 326

Robert Godsoe: Ruth Faison Shaw: A Unique Talent #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 326

Folder 327

Miscellaneous #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 327

Folder 328

Why Santa Claus Chose the Reindeer #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 328

Folder 329

Cannon, Blair: Finger-Painting Course #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 329

Folder 330

SKF Psychiatrist Reporter #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 330

Folder 331

Ruth Faison Shaw: Teacher, Creator, Finger-Painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 331

Folder 332

Evelyn Shaw: Discover Yourself Through Finger Painting with Ruth Faison Shaw (television program idea) #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 332

Folder 333

Marietta Ingerson #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 333

Folder 334

Velma R. Riesbol: Modern Mud Pies #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 334

Folder 335

Mary Margaret Wilson: Fingers Come First in Modern Mud Pies #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 335

Folder 336

The Talented Student #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 336

Folder 337

Faye Webster: Voices From Within #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 337

Folder 338

Nikel: Demonstrations in Guidance Library #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 338

Folder 339

The Shaw Fingerpaints #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 339

Folder 340

Sara Joyner: Finger Painting as an Aid to the Development of Creative Expression in Art and Literature #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 340

Folder 341

Veaux Smith: Visit with Ruth Faison Shaw (television program) #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 341

Folder 342

Space for the Time, Place, and Other Details #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 342

Folder 343

Primary Propositions #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 343

Folder 344

Fingerpainting, A New Medium for Education and Psychological Study (outline) #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 344

Folder 345

Study on finger painting #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 345

Folder 346

Unidentified #03835, Series: "Series 4. Writings, 1908-1968." Folder 346

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Arrangement: Arrangement as received has largely been maintained.

Travel papers and government documents from Shaw's time in Rome, Italy; genealogical information about the Faison and Shaw families in North Carolina during the Civil War; documents related to various art exhibitions in which Shaw took part; finger-painted works likely produced by Shaw; information related to her Chapel Hill, N.C., home; and other materials.

Folder 347-419

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Folder 419

Other papers, 1913-1968 #03835, Series: "Series 5. Other Papers, 1913-1968." Folder 347-419

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Folder 441

Clippings #03835, Series: "Series 6. Clippings, 1908-1968." Folder 420-441

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Folder 454

Printed materials #03835, Series: "Series 7. Printed Materials, 1908-1968." Folder 442-454

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Books of financial information kept by Ruth Faison Shaw during her time abroad and in New York, as well as address books, calendars, and books of notes and writings. There are also several published works by Shaw, including compilations of stories collected during her time abroad and others on her work with finger painting.

Folder 455

Volume 1: Address book, circa 1920s #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 455

Contains several addresses, and French phrases and pronunciation notes.

Folder 456

Volume 2: Address book and calendar, 1929 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 456

Kept while Ruth Faison Shaw was in Rome; includes very brief descriptions of daily events in calendar pages.

Folder 457

Volume 3: Sketchbook, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 457

Folder 458

Volume 4: Address book, 1939-1941 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 458

Folder 459

Volume 5: Samuel Stillman, Thoughts on the French Revolution, 1795 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 459

Folder 460

Volume 6: Address book, 1935-1936 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 460

Folder 461

Volume 7: Address book, 1956 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 461

Folder 462

Volume 8: Notebook, 1936 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 462

Notes on a lecture by Count Alfred Korszybski on general semiotics that Shaw attended in July 1936.

Folder 463

Volume 9: Notebook and calendar, circa 1936-1937 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 463

Folder 464

Volume 10: Notebook, circa 1930s #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 464

Folder 465

Volume 11: Engagement book, 1945 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 465

The cover of this engagement book was finger painted by Ruth Faison Shaw.

Folder 466

Volume 12: Library book index, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 466

Appears to contain listings for books in shelved order. Includes authors, titles, and publication dates, notes, and an assigned number.

Folder 467

Volume 13: Engagement book, 1946 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 467

The cover of this engagement book was finger painted by Ruth Faison Shaw.

Folder 468

Volume 14: Volume of articles, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 468

Folder 469

Volume 15: Journal and recipe book, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 469

Folder 470

Volume 16: Check book, 1936-1937 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 470

Folder 471

Volume 17: Checkbook, 1933-1936 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 471

Folder 472

Volume 18: Calendar and planner, 1935 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 472

Folder 473

Volume 19: Finger Painting: A Perfect Medium for Self Expression by Ruth Faison Shaw, 1938 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 473

Folder 474

Volume 20: Thomas I. Faison Portrait Fund account book, 1944-1945 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 474

Folder 475

Volume 21: Ruth Faison Shaw personal account book, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 475

Folder 476

Volume 22: Account book, 1932-1933 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 476

Folder 477

Volume 23: Offerings of Offsprings, circa 1930s #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 477

Folder 478

Volume 24: The Old Shoe: being the second year-book of the children of the Shaw School, 1928-1930 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 478

Folder 479

Volume 25: The Old Shoe: being the first year-book of the children of the Shaw School, 1927-1928 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 479

Folder 480

Volume 26: Finger Painting by Ruth Faison Shaw, 1933 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 480

Folder 481

Volume 27: Finger Painting and How I Do It by Ruth Faison Shaw, 1947 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 481

There are multiple copies of this item.

Folder 482

Volume 28: My Stories and Pictures draft, by Ruth Faison Shaw, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 482

Folder 483

Volume 29: Mac Jannet Trocadero school book, 1952 #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 483

Folder 484

Volume 30: My Stories and Pictures draft, by Ruth Faison Shaw, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 484

Folder 485

Volume 31: Anatomy for painting notes, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 485

Folder 486

Volume 32: Miscellaneous notes and writings, undated #03835, Series: "Series 8. Volumes, 1908-1968." Folder 486

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Folder 494

Art work and certificates, 1908-1968 #03835, Series: "Series 9. Art Work, Certificates, and Exhibition Scrapbooks, 1908-1968." Folder 487-494

Includes miscellaneous papers and certificates and several finger-paintings created by Shaw.

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Exhibition scrapbooks, 1936, 1964 #03835, Series: "Series 9. Art Work, Certificates, and Exhibition Scrapbooks, 1908-1968." SV-3835/1

Scrapbook pages with clippings, photographs, and other materials related to two exhibitions: Young America Paints, held at Radio City Music Hall in 1936; exhibition in February 1964 to celebrate the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Founders' Day and North Carolina Tercentenary.

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Images of Ruth Faison Shaw, her artwork, and exhibitions featuring her finger-paintings. There are images of Thomas A. Faison (1802-1866) and other family photographs, Christmas and greeting cards, travel photographs from Europe, and other items. There are several documents and letters mixed in with the photographs that which provide context to some of the images, most of which appear to have been taken in the 1920s.

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Photographs, circa 1918-1968 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." PF-3835/1-27

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Photographs, circa 1918-1968 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." IB-3835/5

Includes slides and negatives of Shaw's finger paintings.

Photograph Album PA-3835/1

Photograph album: Paris, France, 1919 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." PA-3835/1

Images documenting Shaw's travels in Paris and around France after World War I, including images of trenches and soldiers. Many images have descriptive captions. Some pages contain the names, home states, and other information about the soldiers and others she met on her travels.

Photograph Album PA-3835/2

Photograph album: Constantinople, Turkey, 1920-1921 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." PA-3835/2

Includes photographs taken during Shaw's travels in Constantinople, Turkey. Included are some pages with the names, hometowns, and quotations from American sailors Shaw met on her travels. Images include photographs of ships, sailors, refugees, mosques, and architecture.

Photograph Album PA-3835/3

Photograph album: Rome, Italy, 1923 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." PA-3835/3

Includes images taken during Shaw's time in Rome, Italy. Some pages include signatures and notes on people she met during her time there. There are photographs of Roman ruins and of the city, sketches, drawings, and doodles.

Photograph Album PA-3835/4

Photograph album, 1928-1932 #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." PA-3835/4

Includes signatures and notes of thanks. This book may have been in use during Shaw's time as a teacher of British and American children in Rome. There are also several drawings.

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OP-PF-3835/2

Photograph album pages, circa 1940s-1950s #03835, Series: "Series 10. Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1918-1968." OP-PF-3835/1-2

Includes pages with images of Shaw leading finger-painting workshops with veterans at a Young Men's Christian Association in Brooklyn, N.Y., circa 1940s. Also included are images of Shaw demonstrating finger painting in a 1954 television appearance. There are also enlarged images of Thomas A. Faison (1802-1866) and a small black dog.

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The additions include materials related to the Shaw estate and a small amount of correspondence related to Shaw's family history.

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Folder 497

Additions, circa 1920s-1940s #03835, Series: "Additions, circa 1920s-1940s." Folder 495-497

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Finding aid updated in February 2012 by Martin Gengenbach.

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