Monroe Arts Council Collection

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Monroe Arts Council collection
Creator: Monroe County (N.Y.). Arts Council
Call Number: D.111
Dates: 1968-1973
Physical Description: 4.5 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Abstract: The Monroe Arts Council Collection documents the community work of the participants to support the arts in Monroe County and surrounding areas during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Governance
Series II: Financial records
Series III. Programs
Series IV: Public relations
Collection Overview
Title: Monroe Arts Council collection
Creator: Monroe County (N.Y.). Arts Council
Call Number: D.111
Dates: 1968-1973
Physical Description: 4.5 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Abstract: The Monroe Arts Council Collection documents the community work of the participants to support the arts in Monroe County and surrounding areas during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The members of the Arts Council of Rochester, or the Monroe Arts Council (MARC), formed their organization to be "dedicated to the preservation and development of the Arts for the enrichment of our civic life by providing channels through which its member groups can share their talents and resources with one another and the community." This preamble to their Constitution outlines the main goals of MARC. The members created summer camp programs for children and artist-in-residency opportunities for community members, and they worked with other cultural institutions in the Monroe County area to promote and develop the arts.

Scope and Content
The Monroe Arts Council Collection is comprised of four series: Governance, Financial Records, Programs and Public Relations. The Governance materials include documents related to the Council's history and its members. The Financial Records include expenditures for programming, staff payroll information, and budget documents. The third series, Programs, detail the Council's outreach efforts. The final series, Public Relations, is comprised principally of newspaper clippings and press releases that document how the members of the Council and their programs worked to promote the arts.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Art--Exhibitions
Artists and community
Art
Monroe County (N.Y.). Arts Council
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2012. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2012.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Monroe Arts Council Collection was donated on June 30, 1977.Access
The Monroe Arts Council collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Monroe Arts Council collection, D.111, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Lori Birrell
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
URL:

Finding aid publication date: 4/30/12
Content List
Series I: Governance
Box 1, Folder 1History and governance
Box 1, Folder 2Advisory panel
Box 1, Folder 3Material related to annual meeting, 1973
Box 1, Folder 4Arts Council, Idea, Ideal and Reality, 1967
Box 1, Folder 5Arts funding
Box 1, Folder 6"The arts in Monroe county" article
Box 1, Folder 7Arts of Monroe County, correspondence
Box 1, Folder 8Arts planning, correspondence
Box 1, Folder 9Center for Government Research
Box 1, Folder 10Chamber of Commerce town hall meeting, 1971-1973
Box 1, Folder 11Civic awards committee, 1974
Box 1, Folder 12"A cooperative framework for the arts"
Box 1, Folder 13Correspondence, Cynthia Blevins
Box 1, Folder 14Executive Secretary activities, 1967-1970
Box 1, Folder 15List of publications of arts organizations
Box 1, Folder 16Membership lists and questionnaires, 1968
Box 1, Folder 17Memberships, lists of delegates
Box 1, Folder 18N.Y.C Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Administration, 1968-1969
Box 2, Folder 1New York State regional art organizations
Box 2, Folder 2Plan for years, 1967, 1969
Box 2, Folder 3Goals, 1972
Box 2, Folder 4Planning reports
Box 2, Folder 5Priscilla Dunhill-Consultant, 1974
Box 2, Folder 6-8Publications: National and international arts council
Box 2, Folder 9Reports on the status of the arts
Box 2, Folder 10Survey materials, 1969-1973
Box 2, Folder 11-12Survey forms
Box 2, Folder 13Volunteer, returned questionnaires
Series II: Financial records
Box 3, Folder 1-2Dues
Box 3, Folder 3-4Financial report, 1971
Box 3, Folder 5Financial report, 1972
Box 3, Folder 6Financial statements, 1970-1973
Box 3, Folder 7Payroll reports, 1969-1974
Box 3, Folder 8Reconciliations, 1972-1974
Box 3, Folder 9Security trust loan materials, 1973
Series III. Programs
Box 4, Folder 13rd Ward Arts Center, 1967-1979
Box 4, Folder 2Architectural Archives Committee, 1957-1961
Box 4, Folder 3-6Art of making bread, 1973-1974
Box 4, Folder 7Arts Council benefit, 1966-1967
Box 4, Folder 8Arts education, RIT, 1974
Box 4, Folder 9Artist in residence- Letchworth State Park, 1974
Box 4, Folder 10Artists protection
Box 4, Folder 11Association of College and University Concert Managers, 1971
Box 5, Folder 1-4Brookings-Science and technology, 1972-1974
Box 5, Folder 5"Cultural vacuum" county campaign, 1973-1974
Tape

Box 5, Folder 6Conferences and trips, 1973-1974
Box 5, Folder 7"Convergence" channel 21, 1970
Box 5, Folder 8-11Design seminar
Box 6, Folder 1Experiments in Art and Technology Project, 1967-1968
Box 6, Folder 2Housing and Urban Development
Box 6, Folder 3Joseph Avenue Bidewalk Art Show
Box 6, Folder 4Junior Arts League exhibits, 1969
Box 6, Folder 5Kennan Center, Lockport, New York, 1969-1970
Box 6, Folder 6Performing arts listings, 1967-1970
Box 6, Folder 7Planetarium planning, 1969
Box 6, Folder 8Planning for Leisure Community Center
Box 6, Folder 9Pre-school conference, RIT, 1973
Box 6, Folder 10-12Programming: National and international materials
Box 6, Folder 13Recreation and summer program, 1967
Box 6, Folder 14Regional arts conference, 1971
Box 6, Folder 15Regional conference, festival gaming- cancelled, 1973
Box 6, Folder 16Regional Keuka conference, 1972
Box 6, Folder 17Repertory theatre proposal, 1971
Box 6, Folder 18Salute to the Arts, 1968
Box 6, Folder 19Salute to the Arts, 1974
Box 6, Folder 20Showcase of the Arts, 1971
Box 7, Folder 1Summer youth activities, 1973
Box 7, Folder 2University of Rochester bus tour, 1974
Box 7, Folder 3Urban arts program, 1969
Box 7, Folder 4Voices
Box 7, Folder 5Youth opportunities, 1968
Series IV: Public relations
Box 7, Folder 6-8Public relations materials
Box 7, Folder 9-10Publicity, press releases
Box 7, Folder 11Publicity and press releases, 1967,1971-1973
Box 7, Folder 12Publicity campaign, 1973-1974
Box 7, Folder 13Clippings
Box 7, Folder 14Newspaper clipping, 1974
Box 8, Folder 1Rochester media contacts
Box 8, Folder 2Marketing the arts, ideas, 1968, 1971
Box 8, Folder 3Materials related to publicizing the arts
Box 8, Folder 4-5Scrapbook pages


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