Guide to the Egon Verheyen papers, 1959-2008 Egon Verheyen C0217

Guide to the Egon Verheyen papers, 1959-2008

Egon Verheyen
C0217


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November 20, 2012

Finding aid prepared by Kerry Mitchell

Repository
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
Collection Number
C0217
Title
Egon Verheyen papers1959-2008
URL:
http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/verheyen.html
Physical Characteristics
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
Creator
Verheyen, Egon
Language
Multiple
Language
Contains materials that are in English, German, French and Italian.
Abstract
This collection largely documents Egon Verheyen's research and manuscripts through articles, notes and correspondence. It also contains information about his time as a Robinson Professor at George Mason University.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Egon Verheyen papers must be obtained from Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Egon Verheyen papers, C0217, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Gwen White in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Kerry Mitchell in 2012.


Biographical Information

Egon Verheyen was born in Germany in 1936. In 1962 he was awarded a degree in Art History with a minor in Classical Archaeology and Historical Studies from the University of W├╝rzburg. He immigrated to the United States of America in 1966. He worked at many universities including the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Wesleyan University, University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia until 1987 when he came to work at George Mason University. From 1987 until his retirement in 2008, he was a Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Humanities at George Mason University.

Besides being a professor, he was also an accomplished writer. His first book was Die Minoritenkirche zu Duisburg, Neue Untersuchungen zu ihrer Geschichte (1959). He then went on to write The Paintings in the Studiolo of Isabella d'Este at Mantua (1971) and The Palazzo del Te in Mantua Images of Love and Politics (1977). He also wrote articles and book reviews including a few articles about early architecture in Washington D.C.

Scope and Contents Note

This collection largely documents Egon Verheyen's research and manuscripts through articles, notes and correspondence. It also contains information about his time as a Robinson Professor at George Mason University.

Series 1 contains correspondence with colleagues and friends about different topics that he was working on or hoped to work on. This series also contains correspondence with institutions that he worked at (except George Mason) and who he worked with to get information from for his works. Newspaper articles and some photographs are interwoven with some of the correspondence. The series is arranged alphabetically then by date.

Series 2 is the largest series in this collection, it contains materials relating to the works done by Egon Verheyen throughout his career. Materials include: copies of research, letters to publishers, research requests, drafts of works, notes, newspaper articles, and some of the finished manuscripts. This series also includes advertisements for lectures and his lecture notes. This series is arranged alphabetically then by date.

Series 3 includes materials relating to Egon Verheyen's time working at George Mason University. This includes correspondence with George Mason colleagues, his time as a Robinson Professor, his time on the CAS Council Task Force and on the Logan Award Committee. It also includes evaluations, course descriptions and his CV. This series also includes materials from his retire party and recognition rewards. This series is arranged alphabetically then by date.

Series 4 contains photographs and illustrations that relate to Verheyen's different projects. Many of the photographs are actually copies of works of art. There are some negatives in this series as well as 2 photographs that Verheyen took of the Gerry Monument. This series is arranged alphabetically then by date.

Arrangement

Organized into four series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-2000 (Box 1) Series 2: Publications, 1959-2003 (Boxes 1-7) Series 3: George Mason University, 1986-2008 (Boxes 7-8) Series 4: Photographs, 1960s-1990s (Boxes 8-9)

Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the Harold J. Morowitz papers and the Vassily Aksyonov papers

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • George Mason University--Faculty.
  • George Mason University.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • College teachers--Virginia--Fairfax.
  • Document Types:

  • Negatives.
  • Photographs.

Contents List

Series 1: Correspondence,
1967-2000
(1 box)

Contains correspondence with colleagues and friends about different topics that he was working on or hoped to work on. Also includes correspondence with institutions that he worked at (except George Mason).

  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 1
    Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe,
    1988-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 2
    Bialostocki, Jan,
    1983-1988
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 3
    Courtlauld Institute of Art,
    1973
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 4
    Fries,
    1983-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 5
    Gomrich, Ernst,
    1970-1981
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 6
    Graf, Dieter,
    1969-1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 7
    Harleman, Kathleen,
    1976-1995
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 8
    Heckscher, William S. and Roxanne,
    1979-2000
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 9
    Huse, Robert,
    1967-1982
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 10
    Johns Hopkins University,
    1972-1987
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 11
    Max-Planck-Institut Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rom,
    1965
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 12
    Munich- Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammulungen,
    1966
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 13
    Princeton, NJ Institute for Advanced Study,
    1961
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 14
    Siebenhuner, Herbert,
    1970-1982
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 15
    Simon, Erika,
    1965-1971
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 16
    Stechow, Wolfgang,
    1972-1989
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 17
    University of Massachusetts, Amherest,
    1966
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 18
    University of Michigan,
    1967-1971
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 19
    University of Pennsylvania,
    1969-1970
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 20
    University of Virginia,
    1985
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 21
    von Effra, H.M.,
    1971-1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 22
    Various,
    1970-1978
Series 2: Publications,
1959-2003
(6 boxes)

Contains materials relating to the works done by Egon Verheyen throughout his career.

  • Mixed materials Box: 1 Folder: 23
    Article for the Festschrift fur Herbert Siebenhuner,
    1976-1978
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 1
    Art and Literature,
    1983-1984

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 2
    Art and Literature,
    1984-1993

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 3
    Book Review: Raphael by John Pop-Hennessy and Raphael by Luitpold Dussler,
    1971-1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 4
    A Deposition by Guglielmo della Porta,
    1969-1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 5
    Durer's Cities: Nuremberg and Venice,
    1970-1971
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 6
    An Early Painting By Frans Pourbus the Younger,
    1969-1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 7
    Embellishing the Temple of Liberty,
    1979-1991
  • Mixed materials Box: 2 Folder: 8
    Embellishing the Temple of Liberty Part 1,
    1991
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 1
    Embellishing the Temple of Liberty Part 2,
    1991
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 2
    Embellishing the Temple of Liberty (Index and Bibliography),
    1991
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 3
    Emblematica Vol. 1, No. 1. Spring,
    1986
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 4
    Festschrift Jan Bialostocki,
    1989-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 5
    The Frazees' Gerry Monument,
    1982-1989
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 6
    "Grundfagen der Kunstwissenschaft",
    1971-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 7
    Heckcher Festschrift (The Verbal and the Visible),
    1989
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 8
    Henry III,
    1983-1989
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 9
    James Hoban's Design for the White House,
    1979-1982
  • Mixed materials Box: 3 Folder: 10
    John Trumbull and the U.S. Capitol,
    1981-1982
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 1
    John Quincy Adams Project,
    1990s
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 2
    Karlsruhe/Petersburg,
    1989-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 3
    Laurence Hall Fowler Exhibit,
    1983-1984
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 4
    Lectures,
    1959-2003

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 5
    Lectures,
    1959-2003

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 6
    MacMillan Encyclopedia of Architects,
    1981-1982
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 7
    Music of the 19th Century Harris Theatre, GMU,
    1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 4 Folder: 8
    On Devices, Emblems and Architecture,
    1996
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 1
    The Paintings in the "Studiolo" of Isabella d'Este at Mantua,
    1969-1990
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 2
    The Palazzo Del Te: In Defense of Jacopo Strada,
    1972
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 3
    The Palazzo Del Te In Mantua,
    1971-1976

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 4
    The Palazzo Del Te In Mantua,
    1977-1985

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 5
    Research on Hieroglyphs,
    1981
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 6
    "Retaining the Original",
    1984-1989
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 7
    Rhine Lecture Research,
    1980s
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 8
    Sala di Psiche,
    1971-1976
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 9
    Sculpture in the Federal City: The Tripoli Monument and the Hall of Representatives,
    1979-1981
  • Mixed materials Box: 5 Folder: 10
    Theodor Fontane Research,
    1993-2001

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 1
    Theodor Fontane Research,
    1993-2001

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 2
    Thomas Jefferson European Travels,
    1996-1997

    Folder 1 of 3

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 3
    Thomas Jefferson European Travels,
    1997

    Folder 2 of 3

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 4
    Thomas Jefferson European Travels,
    1997

    Folder 3 of 3

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 5
    Thomas Jefferson Research,
    1992-2001

    Folder 1 of 5

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 6
    Thomas Jefferson Research,
    1992-2001

    Folder 2 of 5

  • Mixed materials Box: 6 Folder: 7
    Thomas Jefferson Research,
    1992-2001

    Folder 3 of 5

  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 1
    Thomas Jefferson Research,
    1992-2001

    Folder 4 of 5

  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 2
    Thomas Jefferson Research,
    1996-1997

    Folder 5 of 5

  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 3
    U.S. Capitol,
    1990s
  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 4
    The Washington Monument 1783-1801,
    1986-1987
Series 3: George Mason University,
1986-2008
(1 box)

Contains materials relating to Egon Verheyen's time as a Robinson Professor at George Mason University.

  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 5
    CAS Council Task Force,
    1997-1998
  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 6
    Course/Teaching Recommendations,
    2002-2007
  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 7
    Dept. of History and Art History,
    2005
  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 8
    Egon Verheyen CV,
    2008
  • Mixed materials Box: 7 Folder: 9
    GMU,
    1986-1993
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 1
    GMU,
    1994-2002
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 2
    GMU,
    2003-2008
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 3
    Logan Award: Ellen Layman,
    2005
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 4
    Logan Award: Gwendolyn White,
    2000-2001
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 5
    Logan Award: Jessica Legnini,
    2001-2002

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 6
    Logan Award: Jessica Legnini,
    2001-2002

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 7
    Peter Stearns/Dave Rossell,
    2002-2006
  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 8
    Robinsons Committees, Task Force,
    1997-1998
Series 4: Photographs,
1960s-1990s
(1.5 boxes)

Contains photographs and illustrations that relate to Verheyen's different projects.

  • Mixed materials Box: 8 Folder: 9
    Gerry Monument,
    1981
  • Mixed materials Box: 9 Folder: 1
    Illustration Copies,
    undated

    Folder 1 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 9 Folder: 2
    Illustration Copies,
    undated

    Folder 2 of 2

  • Mixed materials Box: 9 Folder: 3
    L.P. from Illustrirte Zeitung,
    undated
  • Mixed materials Box: 9 Folder: 4
    Negatives,
    1976-1981
  • Mixed materials Box: 9 Folder: 5
    Thomas Jefferson European Travels,
    1990s