Marian V. Loud papers, ca.1905-1956

Loud, Marian V. (Marian Violet), b. 1880 d. 1956
Painter, Art teacher, Author
Active in Detroit, Mich.; Europe

Collection size: 5 v. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A diary, 1905, of a European trip Loud took, including notes, a sketch, photographs, and printed material; and four scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, sketches, and printed material pertaining to her family, the Liggit School, the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, and the Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, writer, lecturer, teacher; born Medford, Mass. Studied in Munich and in New York. Attended the Liggett School, and graduated in 1901. Was a faculty member of the Detroit School of Design, 1911-1916, and the Liggett School, 1916-1945. Lectured in art history at the School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, 1932-1952. Was chairman of the fine arts committee of the Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs and the president of the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors.

The lender, Thomas Brunk, does research on women artists in Detroit, Mich.

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