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Contemporary Arts Museum records, 1957-1972

Creator:
Contemporary Arts Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Minutes of Board of Directors meetings and financial statements, 1963-1970; membership lists; committee reports; memorandum; correspondence, mainly relating to searches for a new director, 1964-1966, and plans for construction of a new building, 1965-1969; and statements by Board members concerning the Museum's activities, 1957. Also included are histories of the museum; exhibition catalogs; newsletters; clippings about the museum's development; and photos of the new building, 1972.
Citation:
Contemporary Arts Museum records, 1957-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1848-1852 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, F. Carrington Weems, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art museum; Houston, Tex. Opened Nov. 13, 1949 under the auspices of the Contemporary Arts Association, which had begun as a small group in May 1948, and officially organized in May 1949.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1980 by F. Carrington Weems, former chairman of the board of trustees. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Art, Modern
Museum directors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7505
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209664
AAA_collcode_contamur
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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