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Donald Drew Egbert

Donald Drew Egbert, American educator, color photographer. Recipient Haskins medal, Mediaeval. Academy, 1943.

Background

  • Egbert, Donald Drew was born on May 12, 1902 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. Son of George Drew and Kate Estelle (Powers) Egbert.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton 1924, Master of Fine Arts, 1927.

    Career

    • Member faculty Princeton 1929-1973, professor art, archaeology, architecture, 1946-1970, Butler professor of history architecture, 1968-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1973, American Civilization Program, 1942-1970, acting chairman, 1943-1944. Lecturer Bryn Mawr College, 1930. One-man shows Princeton University Library, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, 1958.

    Works

    • Author: The Tickhill Psalter and Related Master in Social Service., 1940. Princeton Portraits, 1947. Socialism and American Art, 1968.

      Social Radicalism and the Arts, Western Europe, 1970. Contributor to Symposia. Foreign Influences in American Life (D. Bowers, editor), 1944.

      The Modern Princeton, 1947. Evolutionary Thought in America (S. Persons, editor), 1950. Religion in American Life (Smith and Jamison), 1961.

      Editor (with S. Persons) and co-author: Socialism and American Life, 1952.

    Membership

    Member faculty Princeton 1929-1973, professor art, archaeology, architecture, 1946-1970, Butler professor of history architecture, 1968-1970, professor emeritus, 1970-1973, American Civilization Program, 1942-1970, acting chairman, 1943-1944. Fellow (life) Metropolitan Museum Art. Fellow International Institute Arts and Letters.

    Member Society American Studies, Mediaeval Academy, Society Architectural Historians, Societe Francaise d’Archeologie, American Academy Political and Social Science, American Society for Aesthetics, College Art Association, American History Association, Academy Political Science, Renaissance Society American, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Grace Wylie, August 9, 1946.
    • father: George Drew Egbert
    • mother: Kate Estelle (Powers) Egbert
    • spouse: Virginia Grace Wylie
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    Died January 3, 1973
    (aged 70)
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