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Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969

Creator:
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Subject:
Bishop, Mary B.
Merritt, Francis Sumner
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records, 1950-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
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.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Craft and art school; Deer Isle, Me.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the University of Maine at Orono.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art schools
Decorative arts
Handicraft
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7693
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209857
AAA_collcode_haysmoun
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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