These records document the presidency of Thomas F.
Schutte, 1983-1992, and include correspondence, published and unpublished reports,
memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, faculty contracts, accreditation records,
and legal files covering 1982-1993. Louis Fazzano administration records, 1992-1993,
filed with Schutte documents are maintained with the Schutte records.
The Heinrich Schwarz papers document his personal and
professional correspondence, 1940-1953, while at the Rhode Island School of
Art and include records documenting the activities of employees before and
after his tenure, 1926-1942 and 1954-1970.
The records focus on acquisitions, gifts, and
researcher queries. With the exception of one file containing correspondence
(1961-1964) of Director David Giles Carter, the files include predominantly the
outgoing letters (1965-1967) of Zerner.