- CA MNBM ID417
The fonds consists of the administrative records and correspondence of the club. There are regular, executive and annual minutes which include the names of the officers, some financial statements and considerable information on exhibitions and art classes given at the Art Club art school. The instructors names, and membership rolls of art classes are included. There are also lists of paintings owned by the club with titles, artists' names, and location.
The cashbook, ledger, and account book provide details of the finances of the Art Club. The Treasurer's book provides information on the paid up members of the club and includes many addresses.
There is correspondence with other art groups such as the Maritime Art Association, mainly about organizing exhibitions. There is a letterbook which contains outgoing letters, mostly about routine business matters such as the ordering of supplies.
There are scrapbooks of newsclippings dealing mainly with Art Club activities, meetings, and art exhibits. There are also clippings about art in general, and articles about exhibits from all over the world. A few obituaries of artists and Art Club members are also included.
There is also a group of miscellaneous writings which includes some biographical sketches of Saint John artists such as Jack Humphrey, Violet Gillett and Julia Crawford.
Saint John Art Club