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Guide to the Michael Marrinan papers
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Description
The materials consist primarily of departmental files and personnel files. Also included are lecture preparation files and correspondence.
Background
Michael Marrinan has taught at Stanford since 1989, after teaching nine years at Columbia University in New York. HIs principal area of research is the art and culture of France from the 18th to the 20th century. He has written books on the political meaning of history painting (Painting Politics for Louis-Philippe, 1988), and the visual culture of nineteenth-century Paris (Romantic Paris, 2009). He has just completed a book on the French painter Gustave Caillebotte. His secondary interests include how knowledge in general is presented in visual form (The Culture of Diagram, written with John Bender, 2010). In 2007 he co-directed a year-long seminar at Stanford sponsored by the Mellon Foundation called "Visualizing Knowledge : From Alberti's Window to Visual Arrays". He has also co-edited volumes on description in the 18th century (Regimes of Description, 2005) and the digital legacy of Walter Benjamin's Kunstwerk essay (Mapping Benjamin, 2003). He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1989 and a Senior Fellow at the Getty Research Institute in 2011.
Extent
2 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
Restricted 75 years from date of creation. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.