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Mississippi Art Colony records, ca. 1954-1991

Creator:
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Subject:
Barnes, Halcyone D.  Search this
Beattie, George  Search this
Baruzzi, Peter  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A.  Search this
Conway, Fred  Search this
Dawson, Bess  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer  Search this
Gelinas, Bob  Search this
Holmes, Ruth Atkinson  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Hudson, Ralph M.  Search this
Mitchell, Fred  Search this
Sella, Alvin  Search this
Trivigno, Pat  Search this
Wolfe, Karl  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida  Search this
Allison Wells Art Colony  Search this
Citation:
Mississippi Art Colony records, ca. 1954-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Mississippi  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6348
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215078
AAA_collcode_missart
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215078

Mississippi Art Colony records

Creator:
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Names:
Allison Wells Art Colony  Search this
Barnes, Halcyone D.  Search this
Baruzzi, Peter  Search this
Beattie, George  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Conway, Fred, 1900-  Search this
Dawson, Bess  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer, 1908-  Search this
Gelinas, Bob  Search this
Holmes, Ruth Atkinson  Search this
Hudson, Ralph M.  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-  Search this
Sella, Alvin, 1924-  Search this
Trivigno, Pat, 1922-  Search this
Wolfe, Karl, 1904-  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1954-1991
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks, an administrative file, and printed material.
Scrapbooks, 1958-1987, contain newspaper clippings, many focusing on the art work of colony members, especially Halcyone D. Barnes, Bess Dawson, Marie Hull and Ruth Atkinson Holmes, photographs of the faculty and students, including one of Fred Mitchell, letters, including one from Ida Kohlmeyer to Bill Broome, Colony President, 1974, and exhibition checklists. A file, 1963-1992, contains brochures, registration lists, board meeting minutes, and newsletters from Spring and Fall workshops. School catalogs, 1954-1964, provide historical information and biographical sketches of faculty members George Beattie, Peter Baruzzi, Andrew Bucci, Fred Conway, Lamar Dodd, Edward S. Faiers, Bob Gelinas, Ralph M. Hudson, Alvin Sella, Pat Trivigno, Karl Wolfe, Karl Zerbe and Richard Zoellner. Also found are magazine articles, 1980, 1988, and a book, Allison's Wells, The Last Mississippi Spa, by Hosford Latimer Fontaine (1981), containing many illustrations by Colony members (only title p. and illustrations were microfilmed).
Biographical / Historical:
Art colony; Utica, Miss. Founded 1948. Originally named Allison Wells Art Colony and located in Allison's Wells, Miss. Moved to Stafford Springs, Miss., 1963 and renamed the Mississippi Art Colony. Moved to Laurel, Miss. in 1970 and to Camp Henry Jacobs in Utica, Miss. in 1973.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Lallah Perry, member and archivist of the colony.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- Mississippi  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Mississippi  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi
Identifier:
AAA.missart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98e48e8a7-726b-4eb1-869d-2114f11a5ce4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-missart

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