William Bostick letters
Letters to Bostick as Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
James Bellaimey letter to the Museum of Art Founders Society
Bellaimey writes suggesting tactics for building the collection of, and encouraging attendance to, the Museum.
Oral history interview with William Bostick
Rospond, Mary Chris
An interview of William Bostick conducted 1981 August 11-19, by Mary Chris Rospond, for the Archives of American Art.
Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists
Photographs of and letters from artists, and a sales catalog.
Paul Philippe Cret papers
Bryant and Detwiler Co.
Papers relating to Cret's position as architect of the Detroit Art Institute. Included are correspondence with Clyde H. Burroughs and Ralph H. Booth of the Detroit Arts Commission, architect Albert Kahn, art historian William H. Valentiner, and builders Bryant and Detwiler Co.; and design and construction files, 1920-1929, containing construction progress …
Charles Moore papers
Business correspondence concerning the Detroit Museum of Art, the National Commission of Fine Arts, the Detroit City Planning and Improvement Commission, and the League to Enforce Peace; minutes of meetings of the National Commission of Fine Arts; published and unpublished writings including typescripts of lectures, handwritten manuscripts, notes, outlines, and …
Percy Ives papers
bulk circa 1890-circa 1930
The papers of Detroit portrait painter Percy Ives (1864-1928), measure 1.4 linear feet and date from circa 1890-1994, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1890-circa 1930. Two hundred and fifty-eight glass plate negatives of sitters, models, and artwork by Ives form the bulk of the collection. Additional papers include two 1923 letters, a folder of notes, news clippings, sketches, and photographs.
William E. Woolfenden papers
Primarily photographs of works exhibited in Michigan Artist Craftsmen exhibits at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1950-1956, and Designer Craftsmen U.S.A. 1953 for which Woolfenden was a juror. Many of the photographs have labels identifying the museum holding the work, the artists' name, and year exhibiting. Some printed material, notecards and other …
Francis W. Robinson papers
Research material, correspondence, notes, and biographical information.
Edgar L. Yaeger papers
Biographical information, correspondence, printed material, photographs and art work relate to Yaeger's career as an artist, including his work on the WPA Federal Art Project.