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Birney Quick papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3724

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.

Dates

  • 1955-1981

Creator

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.

Extent

4.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Physical Location

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 libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

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.

Title
Guide to the Birney Quick papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526