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Michigan Water Color Society records, 1947-1976

Creator:
Michigan Water Color Society
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
33 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Thiry-three exhibition catalogs and brochures.
Citation:
Michigan Water Color Society records, 1947-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1158 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Mary Jane Bigler after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art society, Detroit, Mich. Seventy artists interested in promoting watercolor as an artistic medium joined together in 1946 to develop a regional organization. Organizers were drawn from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and the Scarab club. The Society organized a lecture series, established a watercolor prize, and sponsored exhibitions. Staged a national watercolor exhibition in 1966.
Provenance:
Loaned by Mary Jane Bigler, member of the Michigan Water Color Society and of the Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Watercolorists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7992
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210161
AAA_collcode_michwate
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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