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Edward MacDowell Association records, 1947-1968

Edward MacDowell Association


Collection Information

Size: 9 Reels, 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.


Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Edward MacDowell Association.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N68-39 - N68-47 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Edward MacDowell Association records, 1947-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.