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Creator:
Francis, Emily A., 1879-1966  Search this
Contemporary Arts (Gallery)  Search this
Francis, Emily A., 1879-1966  Search this
Subject:
Lazzari, Pietro  Search this
Mayer, Grace M.  Search this
Logasa, Charles  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Holt, Roger  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.8 Linear feet, (on 5 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:
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.
Citation:
Emily A. Francis papers, 1930-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels D224-D226 & D232-D233 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art gallery director; New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Emily A. Francis.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8123
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210294
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Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210294