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Title Midland Camera Club Records
Catalog Number 2013.021.0001
Collection Midland Camera Club Records--Permenant Collection
Source Midland Camera Club
Object Name Records
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 2012
Creator Midland Camera Club
Admin/Biographical History The Midland camera club is a non-profit organization created for the purpose "..to aid and benefit by mutual cooperation those interested in photography in the city and county of Midland."
Originally founded in 1939 the Midland Camera Club met in the Dow Chemical Company Recreation Department music room, the Second World War led to a decline in the club until it was reorganized in 1945 and sponsored by the Dow Chemical Company and the Midland Community Center. Enlargers were provided by the Dow Chemical Company and housed in the Midland Community Center at its original Main Street location. The club sponsers competitions and scavenger hunts for members to showcase their photography.
Scope & Content Records of the Midland Camera Club includes executive board minutes, annual meeting minutes, newsletters, membership records and records of activities including competitions, points accumulations and awards dinners.
System of arrangement The Collection is arranged into five series

I-Executive Board, 1953-2012
II-Newsletters, 1957-2011
III-Activities, 1951-2011
IV-History, 1947-2005
V-SWMCC (Southwest Michigan Camera Club), 1962-2001
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Subjects Organizations
Clubs
Photography
Photographers
Classification Organizations & Clubs
Search Terms Organization, Midland Camera Club
Extent of Description 1 page box and 1 letter size manuscript box.
Accruals The Midland Camera Club remains an active organization, the club may transfer additional materials in the future.
Containers Series I--Executive Board--Constitution and By-Laws
Series I--Executive Board--Meeting Minutes
Series I--Executive Board--Meeting Minutes
Series I--Executive Board--Meeting Minutes
Series I--Executive Board--Meeting Minutes
Series I--Executive Board--Meeting Minutes
Series I--Executive Board--Correspondence
Series I--Executive Board--Officers
Series I--Executive Board--Officer and Committee Duties
Series I--Executive Board--Memberships and Mailing Lists
Series I--Executive Board--Memberships and Mailing Lists
Series I--Executive Board--Membership Drive
Series I--Executive Board--Treasurers Reports
Series II--Newsletters--Photo Flash Newsletter
Series II--Newsletters--Club Bulletin
Series II--Newsletters--Club Bulletin
Series II--Newsletters--Club Bulletin
Series II--Newsletters--Club Bulletin
Series II--Newsletters--Club Bulletin
Series II--Newsletters
Series II--Newsletters
Series II--Newsletters
Series III-Activities--Annual Meetings
Series III-Activities--Annual Color Slide Exhibit
Series III-Activities--Awards--Points Summarys
Series III-Activities--Awards Banquet--Awards and Trophy Orders
Series III-Activities--Competition Judges
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Points System
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Judging Guildlines
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Nature Slide
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Nature Salon Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Interclub Competition Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Black and White Print Competition Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Black and White Print Salon Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Color Slide Salon--Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--M.A.P. Competition Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Print Mini Contest Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Slide Salon Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Slide Study Group Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Spring Print Salon
Series III-Activities--Competitions--SWMCC Competition Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Nature Mini Competition-Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Total Points Summary
Series III-Activities--Competitions--PSA Interclub Points Tally Sheets
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Print Salon Points Tally Sheets
Series III-Activities--Competitions--Scavanger Hunt
Series III-Activities--Miscellaneous
Series III-Activities--Photoshoot-Fairgrounds
Series III-Activities--Programs
Series III-Activities--Spring Awards Dinner
Series III-Activities--Spring Awards Dinner
Series III-Activities--Spring Awards Dinner
Series III-Activities--Workshops
Series III-Activities--"What the Midland Camera Club Can Offer You"
Series IV--History--"What the Midland Camera Club Can Offer You"
Series IV--History--Member Directory
Series IV--History--Photographic Yearbook
Series IV--History--Blank Letterhead
Series IV--History--Club History-65th Anniversary
Series V--SWMCC--Newsletter-Councellor
Series V--SWMCC--Newsletter-Councellor
Series V--SWMCC--Fall Meeting
Series V--SWMCC--Conferences and Workshops