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1.7: Scrapbooks , 1900-1927
0.2 Linear feet
Boxes 9-10

The circa 1903-circa 1918 scrapbook primarily contains press coverage of Douglas Volk's career, including clippings reviewing exhibitions and other events, documentation of the activities of the National Academy of Design, and scattered letters including one each from artists Charles Dana Gibson, Cass Gilbert, and John La Farge.
Scrapbook 1900-1927 concerns the Center Lovell community's activities in rug making, textiles, and other handicrafts. The scrapbook includes photos of Marion Volk, her daughter Marion, son Wendell, and other community members making rugs, as well as letters and news clippings relating to their work. It includes a catalog and program of a "Handicrafts Exhibition" (1901), and one of only three known editions of the publication The Fire Fly, A Periodical of Fearless Endeavour, which were hand-printed on the Hewn Beam Press by Wendell Volk and A. E. Hanson.
The circa 1903-circa 1918 scrapbook primarily contains press coverage of Douglas Volk's career, including clippings reviewing exhibitions and other events, documentation of the activities of the National Academy of Design, and scattered letters including one each from artists Charles Dana Gibson, Cass Gilbert, and John La Farge.
Loose enclosures include an announcement for a woodcarving and weaving class offered by Karl von Rydingsvard and Wendell Volk, hand-printed by Wendell Volk.
Series is scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook, circa 1903-circa 1918
9
31
Scrapbook, Loose Items, circa 1903-circa 1918
9
32
Scrapbook , 1900-1927
10
1
Scrapbook Loose Items, 1901-1927
10
2

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