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Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting records, 1911-1978

Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting


Collection Information

Size: 3 Microfilm reels

Summary: Correspondence; photographs; scrapbook; printed material; and clippings.
REELS 1234-1235: Correspondence of Elsa Ulbricht, Director of the Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting; photographs of artists, and the 1975 craft workshop; and clippings and publications describing the history and programs of Ox-Bow.
REEL 1419: A scrapbook of clippings and flyers; brochures and printed matter; a 1950 exhibition notice; clippings; a catalog for the exhibition "50 Photographs by Wallace Kirkland"; three albums and loose photographs of the school and students.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art school; Saugatuck, Michigan. Founded 1910 by Walter Marshall Clute and Frederick F. Fursman.


Lent for microfilming 1977-1978 through Loretta Grellner, Director of Oxbow.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1234-1235 & 1419 available for use 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

Ox-Bow Summer School of Painting records, 1911-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.