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National Association of Women Artists records, 1926-1971

Creator:
National Association of Women Artists (U.S.)
Subject:
Argent Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Association of Women Painters and Sculptors
Women's Art Club of the City of New York
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Three scrapbooks, 1951-1963, containing catalogs, many from the Argent Galleries, announcements, clippings, press releases and photographs relating to activities of the association and its members; records, 1949-1969, of traveling exhibitions including correspondence, 2 photographs, clippings and printed material; and printed material, 1926-1971, including 48 exhibition catalogs, exhibition announcements and price lists.
Citation:
National Association of Women Artists records, 1926-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Association for professional women artists founded in 1889. Sponsors of foreign and national traveling shows. Formerly called the Association of Women Painters and Sculptors and the Women's Art Club of the City of New York.
Provenance:
Printed material, 1926-1971, donated by Jane Gray, historian for the NAWA, 1971. Scrapbooks donated by the NAWA, 1981, and the traveling exhibition records donated by NAWA, 1980.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Women
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Arts administrators
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Traveling exhibitions
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9081
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211274
AAA_collcode_natiasso
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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