Edward MacDowell Association,
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: ca. 5,600 items (on 9 microfilm reels).
Collection Summary: Papers relating to the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, including artists' applications, letters of recommendation, and photographs of artists' works.
Biographical/Historical Note: MacDowell Colony is administered by the nonprofit Edward MacDowell Association; founded in 1907 by Edward MacDowell, a composer, and his wife; the Colony offers a retreat for visual artists, writers and composers in Peterborough, N.H.
Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Edward MacDowell Association.