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Marian V. Loud papers, ca.1905-1956

Loud, Marian V. (Marian Violet), 1880-1956

Art teacher, Painter, Author


Collection Information

Size: 5 Volumes, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A diary, 1905, of a European trip Loud took, including notes, a sketch, photographs, and printed material; and four scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, sketches, and printed material pertaining to her family, the Liggit School, the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, and the Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer, lecturer, teacher; born Medford, Mass. Studied in Munich and in New York. Attended the Liggett School, and graduated in 1901. Was a faculty member of the Detroit School of Design, 1911-1916, and the Liggett School, 1916-1945. Lectured in art history at the School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, 1932-1952. Was chairman of the fine arts committee of the Detroit Federation of Women's Clubs and the president of the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors.


The lender, Thomas Brunk, does research on women artists in Detroit, Mich.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Thomas Brunk after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2104 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

Marian V. Loud papers, ca.1905-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.