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Friends of Art records

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: RG 09-07

Scope and Contents

The records from Friends of Art contain newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and correspondence. There also Annual Reports from 1931-35, 1938/39, 1941-43, 1945/46, 1947-63, and 1964-1976. They contain statistics on membership levels, budgets, exhibits, and the names of new members. The records also contain, minutes of committee meetings from 1955-1968, membership lists, and photographs.

Dates

  • 1932-1976

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted

Conditions Governing Use

The records from Friends of Art contain newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and correspondence. There also Annual Reports from 1931-35, 1938/39, 1941-43, 1945/46, 1947-63, and 1964-1976. They contain statistics on membership levels, budgets, exhibits, and the names of new members. The records also contain, minutes of committee meetings from 1955-1968, membership lists, and photographs.

Historical Note

The Mount Holyoke Friends of Art was founded in 1931, by Caroline M. Galt. Its purpose is to "vitalize the artistic life of the college and to provide for exhibitions of sculpture and painting so necessary to the development in the students of art appreciation." They also help provide funds that are necessary for art exhibitions at Mount Holyoke for the college and the surrounding community.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records from Friends of Art contain newspaper clippings, informational pamphlets, press releases, invitations, and correspondence.

Title
Friends of Art Records, 1932-1976
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Special Collections.
Date
2011
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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