This three page typewritten report, written by Hilma Berglund, summarizes the history of the Minnesota Weavers' Guild from 1960-1965. During this time, the Guild continued to meet and teach classes at the Minneapolis Y.W.C.A. Malin Selander of Orebro, Sweden, was the teacher for two workshops. A third workshop was conducted by Mrs. Weyman of Illinois. Other guild programs, events and speakers are listed.
This 3 page typewritten report, written by Hilma Berglund, describes the 1955-1960 history of the Minnesota Weavers' Guild. During this period the guild began meeting at the Minneapolis Y.W.C.A., which gave them access to classroom/meeting space four days a week. Regular classes were held, using donated and purchased looms. By 1960, the guild owned ten looms, including a memorial loom used by members only for group projects. This also allowed for permanent library space. In 1956 the first member sale was held. Membership remained steady at an average of 105 members. Programs and other member activities are listed.
Minutes for the monthly meetings of the Twin Cities Weaver's Guild, Septermber 1956-June 1957, held at the Y.W.C.A. and other locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Minnesota. Includes executive board minutes.
Minutes for the monthly meetings of the Twin Cities Weaver's Guild, October 1950-June 1951, held at the Walker Art Center and the homes of various guild members in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Minnesota. Includes treasurer's report and executive board minutes.
This 4 page typewritten report, written by Hilma Berglund, describes the second and third five years of the Twin City Weavers' Guild. It describes membership growth, programs and exhibits. Four weaving institutes were held, three at the University of Minnesota, and one in a private home. Due to the growth of membership, meetings were held both day and evening, and some meetings were held at member homes. Members were expected to provide proof each year that they were productive weavers. A Board of Directors was added and first met in 1949.
Minutes for the monthly meetings of the Twin Cities Weaver's Guild, November 1949-July 1950, held at the homes of various guild members in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Minnesota. Includes treasurer's reports, executive board minutes, and information on a Weaving Institute held by the Guild at the University of Minnesota.
Hilma Berglund wrote this letter to Clyde Dunbar of Arkansaw, Wisconsin, Twin City Weavers' Guild member. It is dated March 16, 1945. Hilma talks of building her house, her classes at the University of Minnesota, the growth of the new Twin City Weavers' Guild and invites him to the Guild's first exhibition at the Minneapolis Public Library. She also invites him to visit her weaving class at the University of Minnesota.
This 4 page typewritten report, written by Hilma Berglund, describes the first five years of the Twin City Weavers' Guild. It lists officers and charter members, membership statistics, the first three weaving institutes held at the University of Minnesota, and other activities of the Guild. Guild meetings were held at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Minnesota. A list of guild activities by date is included.
Course summary of the first three Weaver's Guild Institutes held in Minneapolis 1940-1944 at Walker Art Center and Dayton's Departments Store. Includes names of instructors and attendees, and techniques taught.
Course summary for the 1944 Institute in Weaving held by the Twin Cities Weavers' Guild at the University of Minnesota Center for Continuation Study, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes names of instructors, attendees, and techniques taught.
This handwritten letter dated January 4, 1940 on Seattle Weavers' Guild letterhead encouraged Hilma Berglund to form a guild in the Twin Cities area. It speaks to the benefits of weavers meeting monthly for programs and sharing of resources. It is addressed to Hilma's University of Minnesota address in Jones Hall.
Title from caption. "This collection of printed fabrics, often known under the name of Toile de Jouy, has been made by Miss Frances Morris, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and by Miss Elinor Merrell of New York who have kindly lent them for exhibition here."--Page 1. Tapestries on exhibit are chiefly from France, with selections from India, Java, England, and Italy and range from 1765-1830. 1 folded sheet (4 unnumbered pages).
The following sketch has been prepared on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts by Dr. Folwell, President of the society for the first five years of its existence.--Page 2. Includes a list of the signers of the society's Articles of Incorporation. 8 unnumbered pages.
Minneapolis Choral Society program listing music performed in concert at the Auditorium. The Society was assisted by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. The pieces performed were "Overture to 'The Flying Dutchman'" by Wagner; "Aria - Flower Song" from "Carmen" by Bizet; "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1 in F major" by Liszt; and "Symphony-Cantata, 'The Hymn of Praise', Op. 52," by Mendelssohn. Also includes text of "The Hymn of Praise" and a list of Society members.
Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
Variant titles: Second International Watercolor Exhibition, April 15-May 21, 1922; Martin A. Ryerson Collection; Desmond FitzGerald Collection. Includes names of organizations and individuals that lent items to the exhibition. "Eighty-five water colors have been selected from the Second International Water Color Exhibition ... and are now on exhibition at the [Minneapolis] Institute [of Arts] ... shown in Gallery C10 on the second floor where they will remain until July 5."--Bulletin of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Volume XI, number 6 (June 1922), page 47. "It is the purpose of the Art Institute of Chicago to do honor each year to one or two of the great masters of water color painting by a comprehensive showing of their works. In the present exhibition individual rooms have been given to the Martin A. Ryerson Collection of water colors by Winslow Homer, and to the Desmond FitzGerald Collection of water colors by Dodge Macknight."--Page 5. 32 unnumbered pages: illustrations.
Variant titles: Work of local artists, October 1922 [rules]; Annual exhibition of the work of St. Paul and Minneapolis artists. Title from cover. "The eighth annual exhibition of the work of Minneapolis and St. Paul Artists will be held at the Minneapolis Institute of Art from September 30 to October 30, 1922"--Page 2. Includes a list of conditions governing the exhibition. "Any example of painting, sculpture, drawing, etching, engraving or other form of graphic art (not including photographic prints) is eligible provided it be the work of an artist whose residence, studio, or place of business is in the cities of Minneapolis or St. Paul."--Page 2. Illustration of a stylized Thyrsus staff with ribbon printed on front cover. 1 folded sheet (4 unnumbered pages).
Title from cover."'C'est la guerre' ... has been used to explain almost everything that has developed or failed to develop since 1914. In the present exhibition it explains why Alexandre Iacovleff, finding Europe closed to him after the Russian collapse in 1917, turned to the Far East for inspiration."--Page 3. Includes artist biographical information. Foreword signed: R.A.P. "This exhibition was shown in Paris with great success in 1920 and was brought to America by the Art Institute of Chicago."--Page 3. 8 unnumbered pages.
Variant title: Work of local artists, October 1922. Title from cover. Prices included with some items. The eighth annual exhibition of the work of Minneapolis and St. Paul Artists will be held at the Minneapolis Institute of Art from September 30 to October 30, 1922"--The eighth annual exhibition of the work of local artists: October 1922 [rules], 1922, page 2. Includes a list of the jury for awards. 16 unnumbered pages; 16 cm.