Presidents' files date from 1927-2007 and include the administrative files of the past presidents of the NYAEA from 1927-2007, including those of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Louise Nevelson, Harry Waterson, Roy Gussow, Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Karl Zerbe, Ernst Fiene, Sidney Laufman, Carolyn deLisser, Burt Hasen, and Bert Diener, among others. Files may contain correspondence, biographical information, legislative documents, reports, written articles, election information, and photographs.
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The New York Artists Equity Association records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to the public for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
New York Artists Equity Association records, 1920-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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