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Collection Overview

Title: Don R. Schol PapersAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0844
Extent: 3.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 01/20/2014
Languages: English

Abstract

A compilation of figure and subject studies, as well as photographs created by UNT Emeritus Professor Don R. Schol.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of two boxes of drawing studies and one box of photographs created by UNT Emeritus Professor and sculptor Don R. Schol. Subjects of the studies include religious iconography and sketches, figure studies, working sketches for reliefs and wood carvings, and studies for specific pieces. These drawings were created during the 1980s and 1990s. Subjects of the photographs detail the people and places of Denton County. The photographs were created in the late 1970s.

Collection Historical Note

University of North Texas Emeritus Professor and artist Don R. Schol’s educational career began in the mid-sixties. In 1963, Schol graduated valedictorian of his class from the University of Dallas with a BA in Philosophy. He entered the University of Texas MFA program in Sculpture and Drawing promptly after graduating and received his degree in 1966. Upon completion of his MFA, Schol enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Hawaii and Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict. Schol completed his active duty with the United States Army and began his teaching career at the University of North Texas as a professor of Studio Art in 1969. He spent 27 years teaching, and then in 1996, was named Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs with UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design. Schol continued to teach during his tenure as Associate Dean. Professor Don R. Schol retired in 2013, becoming an UNT Emeritus Professor for the College of Visual Arts and Design.

For more information regarding gallery representation as well as selected recent exhibitions, please visit the following link: http://www.burnleyscholstudios.com/Burnley-Schol_Studios/DRS_Bio.html.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of UNT Special Collections. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

Depending on any access restrictions noted above, you may be able to request items be delivered to our reading room, or that we make reproductions for you. Just click on either the or icons in the listings below to be routed to our request form.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Acquisition Source: Don R. Schol
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Appraisal Information: 2015-006
Related Materials: For more information please see https://iii.library.unt.edu/search~S12?/X/XSchol%2C+Don+R.+&m=a&m=i&m=g&m=j&m=c&m=d&m=e&m=f&m=k&m=m&m=t&m=o&m=r&m=n&m=p&m=s&m=z/1%2C5%2C5%2CB/frameset&FF=X&2%2C2%2C.
Preferred Citation: Don R. Schol Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

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  • Box 1: Working Drawings, c.1980s-1990sAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    barcode: 663005
  • Box 2: Working Drawings, c.1990s-2000Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    barcode: 663006
  • Box 4: A Denton County Visual DocumentAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    Barcode: 714323
  • Box 5: Handmade Book of Original Photography, 1980Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    Barcode: 708203
    • Item 1: Case for the BookAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      The case is made of Honduras mahogany.  It has a the letters NTSU cut out of one side. NTSU are the letters of the school's name at that time, North Texas State University. The name changed to the University of North Texas in 1988.
    • Item 2: Book, 1980Add to your cart. Request Reading Room Access Request Duplication Services

      The book is covered by green suede leather.  The pages are Strathmore rag paper.  The pages are handsewn with flax thread. Several pages were left blank with the intention that regents would write inscriptions. The images include: the university seal, McConnell Tower (part of the Hurley Administration Building), the east side of the University Union Building, the north side of the University Union Building, the entrance of A. M. Willis Library, the covered walkway of the Language Building, the entrance of the Music Building, the addition to the Music Building, Music Practice South, the Art Building (west side), the east entrance of the Business Building, a goal post and one side of seating in Fouts Field, Fouts Field as seen from up in the stands with the Coliseum in the background, books and journals with a football on an American flag, and the Administration Building as seen from the Library mall.

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