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Emily A. Francis papers, 1930-1964

Creator:
Francis, Emily A., 1879-1966
Subject:
Bishop, Isabel
Holt, Roger
Lazzari, Pietro
Logasa, Charles
Mayer, Grace M.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.8 linear ft. (on 5 microfilm reels)
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:
Organizational records of Francis's gallery, Contemporary Arts, and related gallery, Collectors of American Art. Includes correspondence with artists, museums, galleries, members, and others, including Isabel Bishop, Roger Holt, Pietro Lazzari, Charles Logasa, and Grace Mayer; annual reports; minutes of meetings; financial records; an address book; membership lists; typescripts of lectures and radio talks given by Francis; scrapbooks containing exhibition catalogs, clippings, photographs, and letters; copies of THE BULLETIN (1938-1948--incomplete run); leases and legal documents; and miscellaneous printed materials.
Citation:
Emily A. Francis papers, 1930-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D224-D226 & D232-D233 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art gallery director; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Emily A. Francis.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Address books
Art galleries, Commercial
Exhibition catalogs
Gallery directors
Gallery records
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8123
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210294
AAA_collcode_franemil
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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