H12-0259.50. Wilson, John “Jack” (1934-2010). Papers, 1959-2005. 6.00 linear ft.


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John “Jack” Wilson (1934-2010) was born and raised in Glenwood, Minnesota. Jack first served in the U.S. Naval Reserve in the South Pacific. Later, he obtained his doctorate in Art History from the University of Iowa and taught at Hope College from 1971 to 1999. Among his most important contributions to Hope was his involvement in the development of the DePree Art Center and Gallery. The collection includes biographical materials, handwritten notes and notecards, some pertaining to his various classes and some to his research on art and criminology, as well as a large slide (transparency) and photograph collection.


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