Oral History Interview, Jane Hutchison (745)
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In her 2006 interviews with Bob Lange, Jane Hutchison shares her memories of growing up, cultivating her interest in the history of art, coming to the University of Wisconsin, and her over 4 decades of service to the university. She spent considerable time in the interview discussing the major personalities in the art history and art departments, outlining issues she faced in her committee service, detailing her travels and research that resulted from it, assessing various administrative personalities at UW, and listing her many graduate students. Additionally, she reminisced about World War II, her involvement in art and music scenes in Madison and abroad, personal acquaintances, McCarthyism, the Vietnam era protests, and the changes of the post-Soviet world. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the UW-Madison Archives and Records Management oral history collection.
art history department development
art history faculty
Elvehjem (Chazen) museum and art department relationship
In her 2006 interviews with Bob Lange, Jane Hutchison shares her memories of growing up, cultivating her interest in the history of art, coming to the University of Wisconsin, and her over 4 decades of service to the university. To learn more about this oral history, download & review the index first (or transcript if available). It will help determine which audio file(s) to download & listen to. Due to the scope of experiences encapsulated by the interviews in our collection, there may be offensive and/or distressing language present in both the transcripts and the audio recordings. The OHP stands against harmful and offensive language; at the same time, we do not censor such language when present in order to preserve the integrity of the interview as it was conducted.