Cleveland Institute of Art records, 1882-1978

Cleveland Institute of Art, est. 1882
Cleveland, Ohio

Collection size: 33 v. (on 9 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs, and letters. REELS 1640-1643: 11 scrapbooks, 1946-1973. REELS 1499-1502: 13 scrapbooks, 1882-1945. REELS 1878-1879: 9 clipping scrapbooks, October 1968 through May 1978.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art school. Founded 1882 as the Western Reserve School of Design for Women. In 1888 the name changed to School of Art of the Western Reserve University, and in 1891 to the Cleveland School of Art. It became the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1948, moving to a new building on East Boulevard in 1956.

Lent for microfilming 1979-1980 by Cleveland Institute of Art.

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