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Indianapolis Sketching Club minute book

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: V326
Identifier: V326

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a bound volume of the Indianapolis Sketching Club's original and revised consitution, membership roll calls and meeting minutes ranging from 1893-1900. Minutes were written by the following secreteries of the club: Selma Neubacher (Steele), Nellie Wells, Rhoda Selleck, Sarah B. Keehn, Edith Williams, Jessie E. Daggett, Sarah D. Mayo, Hettie Adams and Mary Elizabeth Snyder.


  • 1893-1900


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The Indianapolis Sketching Club was organized by Rhoda Selleck and developed to become a "sincere and helpful art effort of the city." The objective of the club was to gain mutual respect in the study of art and to promote the interest of art in Indianapolis. It was limited to 35 members and the dues were $2.00 per year. Artists met regularly in the homes of various members on Saturdays from fall to summer around 2:00pm.


Material from within the collection.

“Indianapolis Sketching Club.” Indianapolis Journal. January 10, 1901. Accessed on August 21, 2019 using


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



This collection includes one bound volume.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library on 1997/02/12.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/08/26.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.