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Butler Institute of American Art records, 1889-1974

Creator:
Butler Institute of American Art
Subject:
Butler, Joseph G. (Joseph Green),
Butler Institute of American Art
Mahoning Institute of Art
Youngstown Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4161 items (on 3 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:
Loan: Papers primarily of the Butler Institute of American Art, 1919-1974, but also of the Youngstown Museum of Art, 1915-1919, of the Mahoning Institute of Art, 1915-1919, and of Joseph G. Butler, Jr. (who was one of the founders of each of these museums). Included are autobiographical material and personal correspondence of Butler; articles of incorporation, correspondence, and business records of each of the museums; building correspondence, donor files, and artist files of the Butler Institute; and miscellany. Gift: A 16" phonograph record labeled "Recording of Jury Meeting - Awarding of Prizes - 13th Annual New Year Show, Butler Art Institute (sic), Dec. 9, 1947."
Citation:
Butler Institute of American Art records, 1889-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 872-874 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio.
Biography Note:
Youngstown, Ohio. Earlier name: Butler Art Insitute.
Provenance:
Material on reels 872-874 lent for microfilming 1974 by the Butler Institute of American Art; provenance of phonograph record which was donated is unknown.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Administrative records
Art museums
Business records
Museum records
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8495
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210671
AAA_collcode_butlinst
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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