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A Finding Aid to the Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984

Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984

Church, Michael P., 1908-

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michael P. Church (1907-1991) was the director of Cultural Activities for the Extension Service of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A native of Michigan, Michael P. Church studied at Wicker Art School, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, and in the studios of Ralston Crawford, Philip Guston, and Nicholas Marcicano. For over 30 years he was the Director of Cultural Activities for the Extension Service of the University of Michigan where he also served on the faculty in the College of Architecture and Design. He also served on the staff of the National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan, and was on the Board of the Michigan Council for the Arts under four governors.

Provenance

The Michael P. Church papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Michael P. Church in 1976 and 1981.

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