Detroit Artists' Association records, 1886-1899

Detroit Artists' Association
Association
Detroit, Mich.

Collection size: 36 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters; lists; business records; writings; and exhibition catalog and announcement.

REEL 2803: A list of Detroit artists; a list of members, 1890; minutes of meetings; treasurer's reports and receipts; a handwritten draft and printed pamphlet, CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE DETROIT ARTISTS' ASSOCIATION, 1886; a handwritten exhibition catalog; and an exhibition announcement, 1896.

REEL D10: Eight letters mostly to or from the Detroit Artists Association secretary, Wells D. Butterfield, including letters of application for membership from Samuel B. Moody and W. F. Dow, an Association financial statement listing members in arrears for dues, John Ward Dunsmore's resignation; and several letters from other cultural organizations proposing cooperative activities.

Donated by Detroit Public Library, 1955, through Elleine H. Stones, Chief, Burton Historical Collection.

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