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Detroit Artists Market records, 1932-1971

Detroit Artists Market


Collection Information

Size: 644 Items, (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Business records; correspondence; 6 scrapbooks; a history; exhibition catalogs and announcements; invitations; and clippings.
REELS 694-695: By-laws and articles of association; correspondence; board meeting minutes and committee reports; lists of juries, board of directors, and volunteers; exhibition schedules; and 6 publicity scrapbooks. Scrapbooks include clippings; articles; exhibition data; photos; and biographical data on Michigan artists who have exhibited at the Market.
REEL 74: Article (11 p.) on the history and purposes of the Detroit Artists Market; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and invitations.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art organization; Detroit, Michigan. Est. 1931, unincorporated, non-profit association of artists and patrons established to promote "the plastic arts in the city of Detroit, Michigan, and its environs."


Material on reel 74 donated 1962 by Florence Davies. Material on reels 694-695 lent for microfilming 1973 by Magaret Conzelman.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels 694-695: Originals returned to Margaret Conzelman after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 694-695 and 74 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Detroit Artists Market records, 1932-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.