Oral Histories

Interview of Lane Faison

Director of Williams College Museum of Art. Williams College professor of art.
Art Historian
Art History - Oral Documentation Project
Biographical Note:
Director of Williams College Museum of Art. Williams College professor of art.
Smith, Richard Candida
Faison, Lane
Persons Present:
Faison and Smith.
Place Conducted:
Faison's home in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interviews are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Richard Cándida Smith, Associate Director/Principal Editor, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., Theater Arts, UCLA; M.A., Ph.D., United States History, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
Alex Cline, editor, edited the interview. He checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed.Faison reviewed the transcript. He verified proper names and made extensive corrections and additions.Teresa Barnett, principal editor, prepared the table of contents. Kristian London, editorial assistant, prepared the biographical summary and interview history. Rebecca Stone, editorial assistant, compiled the index.
9.10 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
The interviews in the series Art History - Oral Documentation Project are part of a cooperative venture between the Oral History Program and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, documents a generation of scholars who developed and elaborated paradigms of art history established in the late nineteenth century to forge a twentieth-century discipline.