Haystack Mountain School of Crafts records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.haysmoun
Creators:
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Dates:
1950-1969
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5,000 Items
(on 7 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, with letters to Mary Bishop, founder of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Francis Sumner Merritt, director of the school, his wife Priscilla, and copies of letters sent; organizational records including by-laws for the school, annual reports, meeting minutes, financial data, course outlines, and faculty lists; a file kept by Mary Bishop with records and writings concerning the school; two scrapbooks containing clippings, school catalogs and announcements, letters and memorabilia; printed material clippings, catalogs, and biographical data on Francis Sumner Merritt; and 16 photographs of works of art and exhibition installations.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Craft and art school; Deer Isle, Me.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls 2416-2422 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in University of Maine at Orono, Orono, Maine.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the University of Maine at Orono.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Handicraft -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- Maine -- Deer Isle Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bishop, Mary B., 1885-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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