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Title Series 2: Educator.
Sub-Series 2: University of Maryland.
Accession number MS2011.01
Object Name Educator
Series ID MS01.02.02
Parent Object ID MS01.02
Collection David C. Driskell Papers
System of arrangement Files are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Description The records in this sub-series chronicle the time David C. Driskell spent at the University of Maryland, College Park between 1977 and 1998. Prof. Driskell joined the faculty of the Department of Art in the spring of 1977 and served as Chairperson from 1978-1983. In 1995, he was named Distinguished University Professor, an appointment conferred on faculty members who have made significant contributions to their disciplines. In 1997, he was awarded the President's Medal, the highest honor the university bestows on community members. Prof. Driskell retired from the university with Emeritus status in 1998. During his time at the University of Maryland Prof. Driskell made a number of significant contributions to Department of Art, including introducing courses in both African and African American art.

The sub-series is primarily comprised of general correspondence, departmental files, university communications, research materials, records relating to the Art Gallery, and course materials, which include syllabi, exams, and lecture notes. Some of the records also include materials Prof. Driskell collected after retiring from the university in 1998, as he remained an active member of the campus community.
Dates of Creation Inclusive dates: 1976-2008.
Bulk dates: 1976-1998.
Level Sub-series
Containers 194th Commencement: The University of Maryland, College Park, 1985
Afro-American Studies Program Search Committee, 1985
Another View: A Minority Perspective on the University of Maryland College Park, [undated]
ART '81 - International Fair of Fine Arts Dealers, 1981
Art and Business Conference Address, [undated]
Art History 489B, [undated]
Art Library - Checklist of Useful Tools for the Study of Art, 1987
ARTH 100 - Introduction to Art, 1976-1988
ARTH 473 - Art of Black Americans, 1980-1988
ARTH 474 - Art of Black Americans II, 1980-1983
ARTS 110 - Elements of Drawing, 1988
ARTS 310 and 410, 1976-1977, [undated]
ARTS 320 - Painting II, 1977
ARTS 428 - Mixed Media Painting, 1987-1988
ARTS 489B - Special Topics in Art History: Black American Art, 1977
ARTS 489 - Special Problems in Studio Art: Methods and Materials of Painting, [undated]
Arts and Humanities: A Magazine of the Liberal Arts, 1985
Arts and Humanities Task Force, 1985
Arts and Humanities Task Force, [undated]
ARTT 210 - Intermediate Drawing, 1988-1995
ARTT 236, 1994
ARTT 341 - Woodcut and Relief, 1990
ARTT 418 - Advanced Drawing, 1990
ARTT 463 - African American Art and Theory, 1995-1997
ARTT 463 - Principles and Theory: African American Art, 1993-1998
ARTT 463 - Principles and Theory: African American Art, [undated]
ARTT 489 - Special Problems in Studio Art: Methods and Materials of Painting, 1991-1996
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Search Committee, 1977-1978
Black Faculty and Staff Association, 1994-1996
Board of Trustees Meetings, February 7 and 8, 2008
Board of Trustees Meetings, June 5 and June 6, 2008
Campaign for Maryland, 2004-2005
Carnegie Study Report for Arts and Humanities, 1980
Catalogues, 1974-1995
Catalysts: University of Maryland 1997-1998 Annual Report, 1998
Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies, 1990-1996
College of Arts and Humanities, [undated]
College of Fine Arts Library, 1978-1995
Correspondence, 1976-1977
Correspondence, 1978
Correspondence, 1979
Correspondence, 1980-1982
Correspondence, 1983-1986
Correspondence, 1987-1989
Correspondence, 1990-1992
Correspondence, 1993-1994
Correspondence, 1995-1996
Correspondence, 1997
Correspondence, 1998
Correspondence, 1999-2000
Correspondence, 2003-2008
Correspondence, [undated]
Correspondence - Robert W. Corrigan, 1974-1978
Current Work Assignments, 1980
Curriculum Committee for the Department of Art, 1989
deLeiris, Alain, 1979, 1983
depARTment newsletter, 1978-1994
Department of Art Chairman Search, 1978
Division of Human and Community Resources Assistant Provost Committee, 1979-1980
Department of Art Files, 1976-1979
Department of Art Files, 1980-1987
Department of Art Files, 1988
Department of Art Files, 1989
Department of Art Files, 1990-1994
Department of Art Files, 1995
Department of Art Files, 1996
Department of Art Files, 1997
Department of Art Files, 1998
Department of Art Files, [undated]
Distinguished Professorship Program, 1978
Distinguished University Professor, 1995
Division of Arts and Humanities 195th Commencement Address, 1985
Newspapers, 1989-1998
Ephemera, 1976-1997, 2007
Ephemera, [undated]
Epps, Sandra, 1985, 1988
Faculty and Staff Directory, 1979-1980
Faculty and Staff List, 1987-1988
Faculty Review, 1981-1989
Fulbright Program, 1977-1981
Gateways to Discovery, [undated]
General Honors Seminar - The Making of a Sociological Image, [undated]
Graduate Bulletin, 1978
Harris, James F. 1997
HONR 358B - Truth: An Experimental Study of Comparative Methodology, 1982- 1983
Kenny, Shirely, 1980-1984
Kirwan, William E., 1996-2003
Leave of Absence Request, 1988
Maryland Graduate Catalog, 1987-1988
Maryland Graduate Catalog, 1988-1989
Gordon W. Prange Collection, 1979
Meeting Notes, 1978
Minority Recruitment Program, 1979-1980
Miscellaneous, 1978-1996
Miscellaneous, [undated]
Mote, C.D., 1998-1999, 2008
National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Programs Museum and Historical
Newsletters, 1977-2002
Newspapers, 1981-1986
Notes, [undated]
Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education, 1994-1997
Omoighe, Michael, 1988
One More River to Cross: African American Families in the Twenty-first Century, 1997
Periodicals, 1977-1996
Phi Kappa Phi National Artist Award, 1995
Pogue, Stephanie, [undated]
President's Comission on Ethnic Minority Issues, 1988-1990
President's Medal, 1997
Procedural Guidelines for the Establishment of Centers and Institutes and Similar Groups, 1982
Report of the Review Committee for the Department of Art, 1980
Sabbatical Leave Request, 1997
Senior Black Faculty, 1997
Senior Scholars, 1977
Special Research Assignments, 1982-1984
Undergraduate Catalog, 1976-1977
University Communications, 1977-1978
University Communications, 1980-1989
University Communications, 1990-2007
University Communications, [undated]
University of Maryland Graduate School Annual Report, 1986-1987
University of Maryland Magazine, 1980-2001
University of Maryland Sea Grant Program, 1978-1980
Viewbook: Looking at Maryland, 1980
Wilson H. Elkins Endowed Professorship, 1982
Women's Studies Program, 1988-1990