This collection documents the activities of Karen
Idoine between 1996-2005 in her position as the curator of the Nature Lab, and
primarily contains information pertaining to the planning and execution of events
sponsored by the Nature Lab.
The collection contains records of the Director,
Educational Director, Executive Vice-President, and Presidents. The records cover
1905-1965 and the bulk of the records document the Royal Bailey Farnum
Speeches, 1955-1962, delivered primarily to RISD
Trustees, faculty, and students comprise the bulk of the series. The Writings, circa
1948-1960, document the history of RISD and the Painting Department. In addition,
the series includes Frazier's manuals for his Freehand Drawing classes.