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Margaret Taylor Burroughs: Margaret Burroughs

A collection of prints donated by artist and educator Margaret Taylor Burroughs is installed on the 4th floor of Adams Library. The collection includes works by Dr. Burroughs and two of her contemporaries

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  Dr. Margaret Taylor Burroughs

1917 - 2010

Artist, writer and educator Margaret Taylor Burroughs helped to establish the South Side Community Art Center in Chicago in 1941, and the DuSable Museum of Art in 1961. 

A graduate of the Chicago Teacher's College and the Art Institue of Chicago, Dr. Burroughs was also the recipient of several honorary degrees.  

 Rhode Island College awarded Dr. Burroughs an honorary degree, Doctor of Public Service, in 1990.

Rhode Island College Citation 1990

James P. Adams Library  ·  Rhode Island College  ·  600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908