Robert Underwood Johnson


John Muir


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[1]Please preserve for referenceCONSTITUTION OF THEACADEMY OF ARTS AND LETTERSI. ORIGIN AND NAMEThe Academy of Arts and Letters is an association primarily organized by the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Its aim is to represent and further the interests of the Fine Arts and Literature.II. MEMBERSHIP AND ELECTIONSIt shall consist of not more than fifty members, and all vacancies shall be filled from the membership of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. No one shall be elected a member of the Academy who shall not have received the votes of a majority of the members. The votes shall be opened and counted at a meeting of the Academy. In case the first ballot shall not result in an election a second ballot shall be taken to determine the choice between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes on the first ballot. Elections shall be held only on due notice under rules to be established by the Academy.III. AIMSThat the Academy may be bound together in community of taste and interest, its members shall meet regularly for discussion, and for the expression of artistic, literary and scholarly opinion on such topics as are brought to its attention. For the purpose of promoting the highest standards, the Academy may also award such prizes as may be founded by itself or entrusted to it for administration.IV. OFFICERSThe officers shall consist of a President and a Chancellor, both elected annually from among the members to serve for one year only; a Permanent Secretary, not necessarily a member, who shall be elected by the Academy to serve for an indeterminate04613


New York

Date Original

1909 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0833

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Page 3


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