Water Color Club administrative record book

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.watecolo
Creators:
Water Color Club (Boston, Mass.)
Dates:
1887-1916
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(1 v. on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Administrative record book of the Water Color Club including minutes of meetings, constitution and by-laws, sales records containing artists' names and prices, treasurers' reports, members' lists, an exhibition invitation, and blank season exhibition tickets.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society. Formed in Boston, 1887, by a group of women artists for the purpose of holding annual exhibitions and sales of their works. Among the leading women artists represented were: Elizabeth Boott Duveneck, Lilian Westcott Hale, Laura Coombs Hills, and Sarah Wyman Whitman. Men were admitted in 1896, including Maurice Prendergast, John LaFarge, Edmund Tarbell, Frank Benson and Charles Woodbury. This volume is the only exisitng record of the Club for that period. The organization continues today as the New England Watercolor Society.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4130 available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Record book was purchased from Peterborough Used Books and Prints, Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Massachusetts Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Massachusetts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolor painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New England Watercolor Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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