Harvey Fite Collection

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Harvey Fite Collection
Fite at work - Image Source

Collection Facts


Historical Context

Harvey Fite was a student at St. Stephen's College until 1930. He returned as a professor, teaching classes in drama and sculpture at Bard College from 1934-1969. Harvey Fite was a vital force in the Bard community, and he helped to shape the college even while he worked to create the monumental landscape work which became Opus 40.

Scope of Collection

This collection includes historic photographs of Fite and his works. Many of the photos included here were given to Bard by his family in 1996 at the presentation of the self portrait sculpture which stands in the Kellogg Library.