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Edward MacDowell Association records, 1947-1968

Edward MacDowell Association records, 1947-1968

Edward MacDowell Association

Collection Information

Size: ca. 5,600 items (on 9 microfilm reels).

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Edward MacDowell Association.

Microfilm reels N68-39 - N68-47 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.