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November 27, 1948


Notice is hereby given to the Active, Annual, and Life members that a Business Meeting of the College Art Association will be held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, Saturday morning, Jan. 29, 1949, at 10 o'clock, for the purpose of considering and action upon:

1. Reports of Officers.
2. Reports of Regular and Special Committees. 
3. Ratification and Approval of all acts and proceedings of the Board of Directors taken since the last Annual Meeting. 
4. Election of Officers and the Board of Directors. 
5. New Business.

Slate of Candidates for the election of Officers for 1949 proposed by the Board of Directors:

Henry R. Hope, President; David M. Robb, Vice-President; Rensselaer W. Lee, Secretary; Mark Eisner, Treasurer. 

At the end of the year 1948, the following Directors will retire from the Board: Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Frederick B. Deknatel, G. Haydn Huntley, Amy Woller McClelland, and David M. Robb. 

Note: Miss Esther I. Seaver's resignation as Director has been accepted by the Board of Directors as of January 29, 1949. If Mr. David M. Robb is elected Vice_President, he will become ex-officio member of the Board in place of Miss Seaver. 

The Slate of Candidates proposed by the Nominating Committee for the election of five new Directors to serve until 1953 is:................

Phillip R. Adams, Director, Cincinnatti Museum of Art; Peter H. Brieger, Professor and Head of Dept. of Art and Archaeology, University of Toronto, Jean Charlet, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Agnes Mongan, Curator of Drawings, Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University and Erwin Panofsky, Institute for Advanced Study.


Pursuant to the By-Laws, the Board of Directors propose the following candidates for the Committee to nominate Directors for the year 1950: Harold E. Wethey, Chairman, University of Michigan; Joseph C. Sloane, Jr., Bryn Mawr College; George E. Downing, Brown University; Donald Goodall, University of Southern California and Esther Gordon, Vassar College. 

Twenty or more numbers entitled to vote may place candidates in nomination for new Directors or for the Nominating Committee, provided a statement containing the names of the proposed candidates over the signatures of the twenty or more members is filed with the Secretary at least thirty days before the Annual Meeting. The Secretary within at least 20 days before the meeting shall circulate the same among the membership entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. 

Other nominations for new Directors or for the Nominating Committee may be made from the floor at the Annual Meeting. 


If you are unable to attend the meeting please return the enclosed proxy. You may instruct the proxies named how to cast your ballot or you may leave the matter in their hands. If another proxy is designated, he must be present at the Business Meeting to cast the vote in person; otherwise, your vote is not valid

Esther I. Seaver, Secretary
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