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Elizabeth Cowan papers concerning the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, 1912-1952

Creator:
Cowan, Elizabeth
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York
Subject:
Knobloch, Isabelle S.
Keramic Society of Greater New York
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
28 items (on partial microfilm)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Constitution and history of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, as well as printed material including pamphlets, a clipping, and a membership list for 1938, 13 photographs of exhibitions, most occurring in 1927, and one of Isabelle Knobloch, a founder of the Society; and four photographs of the Washington Square Art Show, ca. 1935.
Citation:
Elizabeth Cowan papers concerning the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, 1912-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2802 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Cowan was President of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York,1948-1952.The Society was founded in 1912 as the Keramic Society of Greater New York to promote better design in decoration of china. It expanded it's goals to include textiles and allied design and was renamed in 1924.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Elizabeth Cowan.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Administrative records
Art
Artisans
Arts administrators
Ceramicists
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7532
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209691
AAA_collcode_cowaeliz
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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