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Eleanor Creekmore Sketch Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3311

Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.

Dates

  • 1949-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eleanor Creekmore was born on February 7, 1931 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She completed her BA at the University of Tennessee in 1952 and later earned an MFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts (1982) and an MFA from Golden Gate University (1984). She also undertook postgraduate work at the San Francisco Art Institute (1960-1963) and at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere (1971). Dickinson spent most of her career at the California College of the Arts in Oakland, where she worked as an associate professor of art (1974-1984), as a professor of art (1984-2001), and as a professor emerita (2001-). She also served as the artist-in-residence at the University of Tennessee (1969), Arkansas State University (1993), the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (2000), and the University of Alaska (1991).

Eleanor Creekmore married Ben Wade Oakes Dickinson on June 12, 1952 and the couple had three children: Mark Wade, Katherine Van Gilder, and Peter Somers. Eleanor died on February 25th, 2017. Eleanor Creekmore married Ben Wade Oakes Dickinson on June 12, 1952 and the couple had three children: Mark Wade, Katherine Van Gilder, and Peter Somers.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480