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Guide to the Papers of Edwin Howland Blashfield
1870-1956 (bulk 1889-1936)
  MS 61

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Description is in English.

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Series IV. Art Organizations, [1917-1956], undated

Scope and Contents note

Blashfield was an active member and frequently president of many professional art associations. This series includes documents regarding Blashfield's input on a debate amongst the National Academy of Design to build an art center in a park. The American Academy of Arts and Letters folder includes a notice of Mrs. Blashfield's donation to the academy in order to preserve the English language. There is also a letter sent from the Municipal Art Society twenty years after Blashfield's death to a curator, enclosed with the latest copy of that institution's brochure. The last folder contains blank forms form non-art organizations.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 11 The National Academy of Design
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 12 American Academy of Arts and Letters
[1917]
Box: 6 Folder : 13 The Municipal Art Society of New York
1956
Box: 6 Folder : 14 Papers from other organizations
1918-1935

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