2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artist colonies--United States.

  1. MacDowell Colony records, 1869-2017

    82,000 items. 214 containers plus 4 oversize. 90 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. 1,252 digital files (9.63 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, 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, its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and its fundraising staff based in New York. Consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of meetings, reports, legal and financial papers, fundraising and event planning materials, office files, and miscellany.

  2. Arnold T. Schwab collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell, 1731-1993

    approximately 23,380 items. 58 containers. 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Arnold T. Schwab Collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell is an archive of materials related to the life and work of Marian Nevins MacDowell, founder of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, named for her late husband, composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908). The writings, correspondence, iconography, scrapbooks, index cards, and other papers reflect collector and donor Arnold T. Schwab's interest in and research on the MacDowell legacy.