Passavant Memorial Hospital, general art files, and Michael Mason, MD, papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

4 Hollinger boxes of material, including 1 box documenting the involvement of Michael Mason and his wife Alice with the Ox-Bow School of the Arts in Saugatuck, Michigan, including their artistic works and participation in the Ox-Bow community.

Biographical Historical Note

Michael Mason was a Chicago surgeon on the faculty and staffs of Wesley and Passavant Memorial Hospitals and Northwestern University Medical School. In the 1950s he and his wife Alice were active as printmakers in the Ox-Bow School of the Arts in Saugatuck, Michigan.