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Creator:
Francis, Emily A., 1879-1966  Search this
Contemporary Arts (Gallery)  Search this
Collectors of American Art (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Holt, Roger  Search this
Lazzari, Pietro, 1898-1979  Search this
Logasa, Charles, 1883-1936  Search this
Mayer, Grace M.  Search this
Extent:
5.8 Linear feet ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1930-1964
Scope and Contents:
Organizational records of Francis's gallery, Contemporary Arts, and related gallery, Collectors of American Art. Includes correspondence with artists, museums, galleries, members, and others, including Isabel Bishop, Roger Holt, Pietro Lazzari, Charles Logasa, and Grace Mayer; annual reports; minutes of meetings; financial records; an address book; membership lists; typescripts of lectures and radio talks given by Francis; scrapbooks containing exhibition catalogs, clippings, photographs, and letters; copies of THE BULLETIN (1938-1948--incomplete run); leases and legal documents; and miscellaneous printed materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery director; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Emily A. Francis.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.franemil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw912d06104-e2bb-4fed-8814-3eec23a31275
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-franemil