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IN MEMORIAM

DONALD BANNARD GOODALL

Donald Bannard Goodall, onetime professor of art history, died on October 26, 1997. He was 85.

Professor Goodall was born on October 8, 1912, in Los Angeles, California. He earned a bachelor s degree from the University of Oregon in 1935 and a master s degree from the University of Chicago in 1938.

Professor Goodall served as director of the Utah Art Center from 1938 to 1942. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1942, and served as chairman of the Department of Art in 1945. He left the University to serve as acting dean of the museum school of the Toledo (Ohio) Art Museum in 1947-48. He joined the faculty of the University of Southern California in 1948, where he headed the Department of Fine Arts until 1959. He returned to UT Austin in 1959 and headed the Department of Art until 1973, when he was named director of the University art collections. During his tenure, he built the nation s largest collection of Latin American art.

Professor Goodall also served as a director of the College Art Association, trustee of the Pasadena Art Museum, vice president of the Los Angeles County Museum Association, and consultant to the Ford Foundation.

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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty

Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.


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