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Reels 2085-2086: Membership lists; constitution and by-laws; correspondence; minutes; poems, songs, and notes; etchings; account books; a booklet on the Beachcombers by member Ted Robinson; printed miscellany, exhibition material, and clippings pertaining to th Beachcombers, their annual costume ball, and individual members; and a scrapbook. Prominent members mentioned in the collection include John Whorf, Harry Campbell, Harry Kemp, Reeves Euler, Hudson Walker, Edwin Dickinson, Vollian Burr Rann, Charles Hawthore, Gerrit Beneker, and William Bicknell.
REEL 2083: Photographs, n.d., 1918-1960's, of the Beachcombers, their gatherings, events, and annual ball; a photograph album belonging to Beachcomber member, William Bicknell; and miscellaneous photos.
The Beachcombers records, 1916-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm rolls 2083, 2085-2086 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
The Beachcombers is a social and professional club in the artists' colony of Provincetown, Massachusetts for painters, etchers, poets, playwrights, and others.
Donated 1974-1975 by the Beachcombers.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001