Hyacinth Glomski-Drechney collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1920–1973
Survey Repository: 

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

5 linear feet of material relating to teacher, lecturer, musician, conductor, composer, and poet Hyacinth Glomski-Drechney, consisting of private papers and documents, correspondence, materials relating to her role as educator, and poetry. Included is material relating to the Polish Arts Club (of which Glomski-Drechney served as president and vice-president), such as meeting minutes, correspondence, conference presentations, bulletins, and press clippings (1931–1972).

Biographical Historical Note

The Polish Arts Club in Chicago was chartered in 1926 to promote the fine and performing arts in Chicago’s Polish American community.  It has held art exhibitions almost annually since 1933.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Polish Arts Club of Chicago Collection, Polish Museum of America.