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Patch, Margaret Merwin  Search this
Ayers, Hester Merwin  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
World Crafts Council  Search this
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
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Physical Description:
10.9 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 9 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1903-1976 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1, 12, OV13-14) Series 2: Correspondence, 1928-1986 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Diaries, 1912-1926 (0.2 linear feet; Box 2) Series 4: Writings and Notes, circa 1919-circa 1980s (0.4 linear feet; Box 2) Series 5: Subject Files, 1927-1986 (1.4 linear feet; Box 2-3) Series 6: American Craftsmen's Council Records, 1953-1987 (1.0 linear feet; Box 4) Series 7: World Crafts Council Records, circa 1960-1986 (5.2 linear feet; Box 5-10) Series 8: Printed Material, 1930s-1986 (0.4 linear feet; Box 10) Series 9: Photographs, 1880s-1980s (0.8 linear feet; Box 10-11)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing the audiovisual recording in this collection must use an access copy. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of arts administrator Margaret Merwin Patch measure 10.9 linear feet and date from 1885 to 1986. The bulk of the collection consists of material from Patch's involvement with the American Craftsmen's Council and the formation and administration of the World Crafts Council. Also found are scattered biographical materials from Patch and the Merwin and Patch families; correspondence; three diaries; writings and notes by Patch and by others; subject files regarding various other organizations and activities with which Patch was involved; printed material, and photographs.
Margaret Merwin Patch papers, 1885-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Related Materials:
Also in the Archives of American Art is an interview of Margaret Merwin Patch, conducted 1980 October 16-1984 September 25, by Robert F. Brown.
Researchers interested in accessing the audiovisual recording in this collection must use an access copy. Contact References Services for more information.
Biography Note:
Margaret Merwin Patch (1894-1987) was an arts administrator in Massachusetts and Florida.
Language Note:
English .
The Margaret Merwin Patch papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Linda M. Walker, a personal representative of Patch's estate in 1987.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Archives of American Art