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Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984

Creator:
Church, Michael P., 1907-1991,  Search this
Subject:
Black, Joe  Search this
Bradshaw, Glenn Raymond  Search this
Conrad, Rupert  Search this
Gee, Ronald C.  Search this
Kachadoorian, Zubel  Search this
Lee, James  Search this
Levitt, Edward  Search this
Longman, Lester Duncan  Search this
Sawyer, Phil  Search this
Yaeger, Edgar L.  Search this
United States  Search this
University of Michigan  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Slides
Topic:
Adult education  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art in education  Search this
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Artists--Michigan  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Arts administrators--Michigan  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7423
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209581
AAA_collcode_churmich
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209581

Michael P. Church papers

Creator:
Church, Michael P., 1907-1991 (Michael Paul)  Search this
Names:
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
University of Michigan. Extension Service  Search this
University of Wisconsin  Search this
Black, Joe  Search this
Bradshaw, Glenn Raymond, 1922-  Search this
Conrad, Rupert, 1907-1979  Search this
Gee, Ronald C.  Search this
Kachadoorian, Zubel, 1924-  Search this
Lee, James  Search this
Levitt, Edward  Search this
Longman, Lester Duncan, 1905-1987  Search this
Sawyer, Phil  Search this
Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Culture:
Art in universities and colleges  Search this
Artists--Michigan  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Date:
1934-1984
Summary:
The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

Letters include material from Michigan artists and other colleagues.

Notes and writings contains resumes and minutes of meetings on adult and extension education as well as typescripts of "The Role of the University of Wisconsin in the Development of State-Wide Cultural Arts" by Ronald C. Gee, "Cultural Activities Programs" and "Criteria in Criticism of Contemporary Art" (1959) by Lester D. Longman and a script for the television program THE OPEN MIND: "The State of Culture in the United States Today" (1962).

Printed material includes clippings (1953-1984), exhibition announcements and catalogs (1960-1980), three press releases (1965-1976), newsletters (1956-1974), primarily from the University of Michigan Extension Service and three booklets (1955-1968).

Photographs contains nine photographs (1934-1973) with Church, Joe Back (1973), Glenn R. Bradshaw, Zubel Kachadoorian (1964), James Lee, Edward Levitt and Edgar Yaeger, Phil Sawyer working on a CWA project at the Textile High School (1934), an unidentified mural, and a slide of Rupert Conrad.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Michael P. Church (1907-1991) was an arts administrator in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A native of Michigan, Michael P. Church studied at Wicker Art School, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, and in the studios of Ralston Crawford, Philip Guston, and Nicholas Marcicano. For over 30 years he was the Director of Cultural Activities for the Extension Service of the University of Michigan where he also served on the faculty in the College of Architecture and Design. He also served on the staff of the National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan, and was on the Board of the Michigan Council for the Arts under four governors.
Related Materials:
Michael P. Church papers are also located at the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University and at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.
Provenance:
The Michael P. Church papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Michael P. Church in 1976 and 1981.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Adult education  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art in education  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Arts administrators--Michigan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Slides
Citation:
Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.churmich
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-churmich

Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti, 1964

Interviewee:
Lahti, Aarre K., 1908-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Heyward  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12368
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212817
AAA_collcode_lahti64
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212817

Oral history interview with Guy Palazzola, 1974 June 16

Interviewee:
Palazzola, Guy, 1919-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11921
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212986
AAA_collcode_palazz74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212986

Emil Weddige interviews, 1977 Dec. 17-1978 Feb. 11

Creator:
Weddige, Emil, 1907-2001  Search this
Hamp, Stephen  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Lithography  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Lithographers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10655
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214241
AAA_collcode_weddemii
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214241

Emil Weddige interviews

Creator:
Weddige, Emil, 1907-  Search this
Interviewer:
Hamp, Stephen  Search this
Extent:
4 sound tapes ((140 p. transcript), 5 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tapes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1977 Dec. 17-1978 Feb. 11
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Emil Weddige conducted by Stephen Hamp. Weddige speaks of early years; the Depression; Pittsburgh Art Academy; his work; studying and working in Paris; techniques of lithography; 19th and 20th century lithography; his ideas on art and graphics; work methods; and his experiences with museums and curators.
Biographical / Historical:
Lithographer, educator; Ann Arbor, Michigan. Died February 2001.
Provenance:
Donor unknown.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Lithography  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Lithographers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.weddemii
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weddemii

Joanne Leonard papers

Creator:
Leonard, Joanne  Search this
Extent:
15.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970-2016
Scope and Contents:
The papers of photographer and educator Joanne Leonard document Leonard's personal and artistic life. The papers reflect her career and social circle geographically based in Michigan, where Leonard taught in the Department of Women's Studies / Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan. Included are correspondence with artists, in particular women and photographers; exhibition and project files; writings including manuscripts and journals; ohotographs; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Joanne Leonard (1940- ) is a photographer and professor of art and women's studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 and 2018 by Joanne Leonard.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
3 bxs, #15-17, correspondence project: "Sisters: A Complex Destiny" including correspondence between Joanne Leonard and Eleanor Rubin ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission
Rights:
The donor has retaindeall intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Collagists -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Photographers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.leonjoan
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leonjoan

Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti

Interviewee:
Lahti, Aarre K.  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Heyward  Search this
Extent:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Aarre Lahti conducted by Heyward Ehrlich in 1964 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Aarre K. Lahti (1908-1993) was a sculptor and an instructor in Ann Arbor, Mich.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 55 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art teachers -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lahti64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lahti64

The University of Michigan, School of Art faculty : a Rackham grant exhibition 1982 : the University of Michigan, Museum of Art, January 9- February 28

Author:
University of Michigan School of Art  Search this
University of Michigan Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
59 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 16 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Michigan
Ann Arbor
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Artists as teachers  Search this
College teachers as artists  Search this
Call number:
N6530.M5 M62 1982
N6530.M5M62 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_201426

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