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Allied Artists of America records, 1914-1977

Creator:
Allied Artists of America
Subject:
Aiken, Charles Avery
Detwiller, Fred
Farndon, Walter
Gervasi, Frank
Greacen, Edmund W.
Kautzky, Theodore
Lockman, DeWitt McClellan
Montana, Pietro
Pleissner, Ogden M. (Ogden Minton)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.6 linear ft. (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:
Constitution; minutes of meetings; financial reports; correspondence; annual exhibitions and membership information.
REELS 847, 853-854: Minutes of meetings, 1914-1955; 550 clippings; 40 catalogs and announcements; 13 letters; 48 photographs of works of art; and a scrapbook, 1941-1954.
UNMICROFILMED: Constitution and bylaws, minutes of annual meetings and board of directors meetings, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous financial records.
Citation:
Allied Artists of America records, 1914-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 847, 853-854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art organization, New York, N.Y. Formed 1914 for "the advancement of American art by opening new avenues of opportunity for the exhibition of meritorious works of art..." principally by giving annual exhibitions. Notable members included Edmund Greacen, Dewitt Lockman, Pietro Montana, Walter Farndon, Charles Aiken, Ogden Pleissner, Frank Gervasi, Fred Detwiller, and Ted Kautzky.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 & 1978 by Allied Artists of America.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9531
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211730
AAA_collcode_alliarti
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Lives of American Artists
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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