Detroit Art Loan Association records

Collection ID:
Detroit Art Loan Association
Physical Description:
15 Items
(microfilmed on 3 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A handwritten guarantee bond and a typescript of the bond; 12 volumes of scrapbooks; and 1 letter.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2803: A handwritten 50,000 dollars guarantee bond for the Detroit Art Loan Association Exhibition with 50 signatures of persons donating 1,000 dollars each, March 7, 1883. Also included is a typescript of the bond.
Scope and Contents
REEL D10A: Scrapbooks, 1882-1902, containing news of Art Loan and other Detroit art news, of establishing the Detroit Art Museum in 1888, and exhibition announcements and programs.
Scope and Contents
REEL D8: Letter from F. A. Draper, written on Detroit Art Loan Exhibition stationary to M. J. Jenks and Company, Sept. 18, 1883, inquiring about property for sale.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Detroit Art Loan Association was established for promoting art matters, giving art exhibitions and establishing a permanent art gallery and school.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2803, D10A and D8 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel D10A: Originals in: Detroit Institute of Art.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel D8 donated 1957 by Mrs. Alexander. Material on reel D10A lent for microfilming 1959 by the Detroit Institute of Art. Material on reel 2803 donated 1959 by the Detroit Institute of Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Michigan -- Detroit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Draper, F. A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
M. J. Jenks & Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001