Haystack Mountain School of Crafts,
Deer Isle, Me.
Collection size: 5000 items (on 7 microfilm reels).
Collection Summary: Correspondence, with letters to Mary Bishop, founder of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Francis Sumner Merritt, director of the school, his wife Priscilla, and copies of letters sent; organizational records including by-laws for the school, annual reports, meeting minutes, financial data, course outlines, and faculty lists; a file kept by Mary Bishop with records and writings concerning the school; two scrapbooks containing clippings, school catalogs and announcements, letters and memorabilia; printed material clippings, catalogs, and biographical data on Francis Sumner Merritt; and 16 photographs of works of art and exhibition installations.
Biographical/Historical Note: Craft and art school; Deer Isle, Me.
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the University of Maine at Orono.
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