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Art history educator

William Livingston Whitwell, American Art history educator. Recipient award American Institute of Architects, 1992; tour grantee Ford Foundation/Hollins College, 1969, Survey grantee, 1968, Deutscher Akademisher Austauschdienst grantee, 1992. Member Roanoke City Architectural Review Board, since 1980, chairman since 1986; member of advisory board Gunston Hall, Masons Neck, Virginia, since 1989. Member numerous professional organizations.

Background

Whitwell, William Livingston was born on December 9, 1936 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of William Clark and Ruth (Leibig) Whitwell.

Education

Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1958. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wittenberg University, 1959. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1961.

Career

Teacher New York Military Academy, Cornwall, 1960-1962, Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 1962-1964. Instructor University New Hampshire, Plymouth, 1964-1968. Professor Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, since 1968.

Consultant Division History Resources, Richmond, since 1970, City of Roanoke, since 1985. Expert witness Circuit Court, Roanoke, since 1985. President Whitwell & Winborne, Ltd., fine art and antiques appraisals, since 1980.

Works

Membership

Member Roanoke City Architectural Review Board, since 1980, chairman since 1986. Member of advisory board Gunston Hall, Masons Neck, Virginia, since 1989. Member numerous professional organizations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, hiking, travel, French.

Connections

Married Barbara Ann O'Donovan, September 1, 1965. 1 child, Gordon Clark.

father:
William Clark Whitwell

mother:
Ruth (Leibig) Whitwell

spouse:
Barbara Ann O'Donovan

child:
Gordon Clark Whitwell