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Series 6 | A Finding Aid to the John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

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Series 6: Silvermine Guild of Artists, 1915-1986
1.9 linear feet
Boxes 7-9, Box 16, OV27-28

Found here are materials related to the Silvermine Guild of Artists and early community organizations and include: correspondence; clippings, brochures, catalogs, and yearbooks; various organization event materials, including concerts and annual plays; financial materials and reports; guild exhibition documentation; histories and by-laws; building and program plans and development; membership materials; guild school of art documentation; photographs and slides of events and activities; sketches and plans, among other materials. Also included are three cassette tapes and one sound tape reel of Silvermine celebrations, events, and planning meetings.
DescriptionContainer
Architectural Sketches and Blueprints, 1973
Oversized sketches housed in Box 16; four blueprints housed in OV27.
7
28
Artists' Ball, 1948
7
29
Brochures and Catalogs, 1925-circa 1960s
7
30-32
Celebration and Meeting Sound Recordings, circa 1970-circa 1977
3 cassette tapes
7
33
Meeting Sound Recording, circa 1950s
1 sound tape reel
7
34
Clippings, 1915-1986
Oversized clippings from folder 1 housed in Box 16.
8
1-4
Correspondence, 1945-1961
8
5-16
Elena Nikolaidi Concert, 1958
8
17
Exhibition Catalogs, The New Canaan Society of Artists, 1915-circa 1917
8
18
Financial Materials and Reports, 1933-1959
8
19-23
Gallery Maintenance, 1957
8
24
Guild Exhibition Materials, 1946-1986
Oversized John Vassos' Memorial Exhibition blueprint from folder 29 housed in OV27.
8
25-29
Guild Publication Mock-Up, circa 1950s
8
30
Hellenic Tribute to the Arts, A Delphic Festival, 1956-1957
8
31
Histories and By-Laws, 1922, circa 1953-circa 1962
8
32
Membership, 1952-1962
8
33
New Building Plans, 1950-1951
8
34
Paint Sketches of Logo and Stationery Designs, circa 1950s
8
35
Photographs, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
Oversized photograph from folder 36 housed in Box 16.
8
36-37
Printed Material, circa 1930-circa 1986
Oversized printed material from folder 6 housed in Box 16 and OV27.
9
1-6
Program Proposal, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
9
7
Publicity, circa 1940s-1980
9
8-9
Real Estate Tax Exemption Issue, 1948-1951
9
10
Reports and Meeting Minutes, 1939-1961
9
11-13
School of Art and Education at the Guild, 1951-1963
9
14-15
Scrapbook Page, Loose, circa 1935
9
16
Silvermine Community Association, 1963-1965
9
17
Silvermine Map Design and Sales, Silvermine Tavern, 1945-1963
Three oversized sketches of map design housed in OV27; one oversized map layout housed in OV28.
9
18
Silvermine Neighbors, Constitution and By-Laws, circa 1910s
9
19
Silvermine School and Performance Slides, circa 1950s-1977
9
20
Silvermine Sillies, "Frustrations of the 48", circa 1948
9
21
Silvermine Sillies of 1949, "Arts and Flowers", 1949
9
22
Sketches and Signage, circa 1950
Six oversized sketches housed in Box 16.
9
23
Studio and Dramatic Arts Building Proposal and Plans, 1949-1951
Oversized blueprint housed in OV27.
9
24
Yearbook 1952, Draft, circa 1952
9
25
Yearbooks, circa 1935-1956
9
26-27
Oversized Architectural Sketches and Blueprints from Box 7, Folder 28, 1973
16
Oversized Architectural Sketches and Blueprints from Box 7, Folder 28, 1973
OV27
Oversized Clippings from Box 8, Folder 1, 1915-1986
16
Oversized Guild Exhibition Materials from Box 8, Folder 29, 1946-1986
OV27
Oversized Photographs from Box 8, Folder 36, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
16
Oversized Printed Material from Box 9, Folder 6, circa 1930-circa 1986
16
Oversized Printed Material from Box 9, Folder 6, circa 1930-circa 1986
OV27
Oversized Silvermine Map Design and Sales, Silvermine Tavern, from Box 9, Folder 18, 1945-1963
OV27
Oversized Silvermine Map Design and Sales, Silvermine Tavern, from Box 9, Folder 18, 1945-1963
OV28
Oversized Sketches and Signage, from Box 9, Folder 23, circa 1950
16
Oversized Studio and Dramatic Arts Building Proposal and Plans, from box 9, Folder 24, 1949-1951
OV27

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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