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Ladies' Art Association records, 1867-1914

Creator:
Ladies Art Association (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
18 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
The 1871 Constitution, publicity materials (1876-1888), published lists of members, a petition to the State of New York for financial aid, and correspondence (1887-1914). A 1914 letter from a member outlines the history of the Association.
Citation:
Ladies' Art Association records, 1867-1914. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3592 (frames 75-123) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and Swarthmore College.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Organized 1867 and incorporated in 1877 to promote interests of women artists. Many of its members and officers were Quakers.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore., Pa.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Women
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211964
AAA_collcode_ladiart
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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