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Donald Drew Egbert

educator , color photographer

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