Charlotte Russell Partridge and Miriam Frink Papers, 1862-1980

Summary Information

Title: Charlotte Russell Partridge and Miriam Frink Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1980

  • Partridge, Charlotte Russell, 1882-1975
  • Frink, Miriam, 1892-1978
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 167; PH Milwaukee Mss 167; Audio 1318A; Audio 1330A; AD 921

Quantity: 31.5 cubic feet (69 archives boxes and 6 flat boxes), 9 tape recordings, 6.3 cubic feet of photographs (15 archives boxes and 1 lantern slide box), and 1 film reel (16 mm)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Charlotte Russell Partridge and Miriam Frink, who in 1920 co-founded the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and shared their personal and professional lives for fifty-five years. The collection contains the personal, professional, and civic papers of the two women with a focus on Wisconsin art, artists, and art education. Included are institutional records, photographs, slides, lantern slides, and 16 mm film footage of the Layton School of Art and Layton Art Gallery; administrative records and photographs of Wisconsin Depression-era federal art projects which Partridge directed; reference files of Wisconsin art exhibits and artists; and records of Wisconsin art organizations. There are materials pertaining to Frank Lloyd Wright and his 1930 architectural exhibit at the Layton Art Gallery.

Language: English

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