Archives of American Art

Michigan Water Color Society records

Collection ID:
Michigan Water Color Society
Physical Description:
33 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Thiry-three exhibition catalogs and brochures.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society, Detroit, Mich. Seventy artists interested in promoting watercolor as an artistic medium joined together in 1946 to develop a regional organization. Organizers were drawn from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and the Scarab club. The Society organized a lecture series, established a watercolor prize, and sponsored exhibitions. Staged a national watercolor exhibition in 1966.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1158 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Mary Jane Bigler after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Loaned by Mary Jane Bigler, member of the Michigan Water Color Society and of the Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Michigan Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolorists -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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