Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Merritt, Francis Sumner
Bishop, Mary B.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
5000 items (on 7 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence, with letters to Mary Bishop, founder of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Francis Sumner Merritt, director of the school, his wife Priscilla, and copies of letters sent; organizational records including by-laws for the school, annual reports, meeting minutes, financial data, course outlines, and faculty lists; a file kept by Mary Bishop with records and writings concerning the school; two scrapbooks containing clippings, school catalogs and announcements, letters and memorabilia; printed material clippings, catalogs, and biographical data on Francis Sumner Merritt; and 16 photographs of works of art and exhibition installations.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm rolls 2416-2422 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in University of Maine at Orono, Orono, Maine.
Craft and art school; Deer Isle, Me.
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the University of Maine at Orono.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001