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Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts records, 1896-1974

Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts (Chicago, Ill.)
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Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Seven issues of "The Cowbell," 1921-1924; 1 bound volume of the "The Cowbell," 1915-1916; 84 issues of "The Palette & Chisel," 1924-1932; 6 newsletters, 1948-1950; 2 letters by Alfred R. Muenzenthaler concerning honorary memberships, undated and 1974; 3 handbooks of by-laws, undated, 1896-1897, and 1901-1902; and 2 announcements for a bidding sale and a thumb-box and sketch exhibition.
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts records, 1896-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3825 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Cowbell, 1915-16: Original returned to Alfred Muenzenthaler after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Founded in 1895 as Palette & Chisel Club. Oldest existing art club in Chicago. In 1933, the club changed its name to the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts.
1 bound volume of Cowbell, 1915-1916 lent for microfilming 1985; remainder donated 1985 by Alfred Muenzenthaler.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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