Francis Ruzicka Film Collection

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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1960s
Scope and Content Note: Footage of two dances and art department activities.
Biographical Note:

Francis Ruzicka was president of Parsons School of Art and Design in New York and a dean at Ohio State University before succeeding Lamar Dodd as chairman of the University of Georgia art department in 1976.

"He was known to be a brilliant drawing teacher and master administrator who led the program at UGA with great passion," said Carmon Colangelo, director of UGA's school of art. Mr. Ruzicka, a sought-after juror for exhibitions, returned to full-time teaching in 1989 and retired in 1993. He died in April 2003.

Extent: 2 16mm
1 super8
Provenance: Films transferred from Hargrett/University Archives UA17-018 to Brown Media.
Cite Collection As: Francis Ruzicka Film Collection, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries

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