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Michael P. Church papers, 1934-1984

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Series 1: Michael P. Church Papers , 1934-1984
0.6 Linear Feet
Box 1

The papers of art educator and administrator Michael P. Church measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1984 and include biographical material, letters, notes and writings, printed material, and photographs.
Letters include material from Michigan artists and other colleagues.
Notes and writings contains resumes and minutes of meetings on adult and extension education as well as typescripts of "The Role of the University of Wisconsin in the Development of State-Wide Cultural Arts" by Ronald C. Gee, "Cultural Activities Programs" and "Criteria in Criticism of Contemporary Art" (1959) by Lester D. Longman and a script for the television program THE OPEN MIND: "The State of Culture in the United States Today" (1962).
Printed material includes clippings (1953-1984), exhibition announcements and catalogs (1960-1980), three press releases (1965-1976), newsletters (1956-1974), primarily from the University of Michigan Extension Service and three booklets (1955-1968).
Photographs contains nine photographs (1934-1973) with Church, Joe Back (1973), Glenn R. Bradshaw, Zubel Kachadoorian (1964), James Lee, Edward Levitt and Edgar Yaeger, Phil Sawyer working on a CWA project at the Textile High School (1934), an unidentified mural, and a slide of Rupert Conrad.
Description Container Select
Biographical Material, undated
1
1
Letters, 1942-1984, undated
1
2-10
Resumes for Others, undated
1
11
Committee Meeting Minutes, 1964-1965
1
12
Notes, Miscellaneous, undated
1
13
Writings
The Role of the University of Wisconsin in the Development of State-wide Cultural Arts by Ronald C. Gee, undated
1
14
Cultural Activities Programs, undated
1
15
Criteria in Criticism of Contemporary Art by Lester D. Longman, 1959
1
16
Interview TV Script from The Open Mind: "The State of Culture in the United States Today", 1962
1
17
Wingspread Conference, 1962
1
18
News Clippings, 1953-1984, undated
1
19-25
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1960-1963, undated, 1970-1980
2
1-2
Press Releases, 1965-1976
2
3
Newsletters, 1956-1974
2
4-6
Booklets, 1955-1968
2
7
Printed Material, Miscellaneous, 1958-1966, undated
2
8
Photographs, 1934-1973
2
9

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