Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.palechis
Creators:
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts (Chicago, Ill.)
Palette & Chisel Club (Chicago, Ill.)
Dates:
1896-1974
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Seven issues of "The Cowbell," 1921-1924; 1 bound volume of the "The Cowbell," 1915-1916; 84 issues of "The Palette & Chisel," 1924-1932; 6 newsletters, 1948-1950; 2 letters by Alfred R. Muenzenthaler concerning honorary memberships, undated and 1974; 3 handbooks of by-laws, undated, 1896-1897, and 1901-1902; and 2 announcements for a bidding sale and a thumb-box and sketch exhibition.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Founded in 1895 as Palette & Chisel Club. Oldest existing art club in Chicago. In 1933, the club changed its name to the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3825 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Cowbell, 1915-16: Original returned to Alfred Muenzenthaler after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1 bound volume of Cowbell, 1915-1916 lent for microfilming 1985; remainder donated 1985 by Alfred Muenzenthaler.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cowbell Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palette & chisel Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts organizations -- Illinois Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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