MacDowell Colony Records 1869-1970 (bulk 1945-1968)

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MacDowell Colony Records 1869-1970 (bulk 1945-1968)

The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in 1907 by Marian MacDowell who dedicated it as a memorial to her husband, American composer Edward MacDowell. The bulk of the records reflects the operational and administrative functions of the colony and its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of meetings, reports, legal and financial papers, and miscellany.

35,000 items; 81 containers plus 3 oversize; 33 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel

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