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Ogunquit Art Association records, 1949-1988

Creator:
Ogunquit Art Association
Subject:
Barn Gallery (Ogunquit, Me.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.5 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:
Historical information, correspondence, minutes, journals, finanical records, guest books, membership records, art work, and printed material.
By-laws of the association, a one-page history, and a list of presidents; presidents' and general correspondence; minutes from board and annual meetings, and reports to the president; artists' applications; curators' and membership files; "talk books" (daily journals of the gallery), 1962-1983; guest registers, 1951-1961; exhibition, business and auction records containing price lists, expenses, letters, photographs, announcements, sales and price lists, lists of participants, and biographical material on artists; ledgers, cash books, receipts, and sales records for the association and the Barn Gallery; exhibition catalogs and announcements, and posters; blueprints, plans, and a drawing for the construction of the Barn Gallery.
Citation:
Ogunquit Art Association records, 1949-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art association; Ogunquit, Maine. Founded 1928. The first art gallery in Ogunquit, Maine. Charles H. Woodbury was the first president, with Clara Whiteside as curator. The association began using the Barn Gallery as an exhibition space in 1958, but it is not organizationally related to the gallery.
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by the Ogunquit Art Association.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Art Gallery Records
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, American
Curators
Drawings
Painters
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9523
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211722
AAA_collcode_ogunart
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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