Birney Quick papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains approximately 50, 4x6 and 8x10, black and white photographs of Birney Quick’s paintings and drawings; exhibition announcements, invitations, publicity, lectures and speeches; a copy of the 1980 manuscript of Adrift in Aesthetic Latitudes; newsclippings, and a biography and obituary of the artist.
Other Minnesota repositories hold Mr. Quick’s work and should be contacted as this collection may duplicate what is held elsewhere.
- Quick, Birney, 1913-1981 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Minneapolis Painter, Birney Quick, was born in Proctor Minnesota in 1913. He taught at the College of St. Scholastica before joining the staff of the Minneapolis School of Art in 1946. In 1947, he founded the Grand Marais Art Colony, an outdoor art school that attracted about 150 people each summer. His work is a part of many public and private art collections.
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Language of Materials
The collection contains black and white photographs of Birney Quick’s paintings and drawings; exhibition announcements, invitations, publicity, lectures and speeches; a copy of the 1980 manuscript of Adrift in Aesthetic Latitudes; newsclippings, and a biography and obituary of the artist.
This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at email@example.com or 218-726-8526.
This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
- Artists Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Grand Marais (Minn.) Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Newspaper clippings Subject Source: Local sources
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Programs Subject Source: Local sources
- Speeches, addresses, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Birney Quick papers
- Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001