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Jane Shadel Spillman

curator , researcher , writer

Jane Shadel Spillman, American curator, writer, researcher. Member American Association Museum (chair curators committee 1989-1993), National Early American Glass Club (board directors 1989-1995), Glass Circle of London, International Association for the History of Glass (general secretary 2003^), International Council of Museums-GI (secretary since 2007).

Background

Spillman, Jane Shadel was born on April 30, 1942 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Marvin and Elizabeth (Russell) Shadel.

Education

AB, Vassar College, 1964. Master of Arts, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1965.

Career

Research assistant Corning (New York ) Museum Glass, 1965-1970, assistant curator, 1971-1973, associate curator American glass, 1974-1977, curator, since 1978, head of curatorial department, 1994-1999, deputy director collections, 1999—2004. Consultant The White House Curator' General’ s Office, Washington, 1987-1990, other museums.

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Membership

Member American Association Museum (chair curators committee 1989-1993), National Early American Glass Club (board directors 1989-1995), Glass Circle of London, International Association for the History of Glass (general secretary 2003^), International Council of Museums-GI (secretary since 2007).

Connections

Married Don Lewis Spillman, February 18, 1973 (deceased January 1999). Children: K. Elizabeth, Samuel Shadel.

father:
Marvin Shadel

mother:
Elizabeth (Russell) Shadel

spouse:
Don Lewis Spillman

children:
K. Elizabeth Spillman

Samuel Shadel Spillman