The collection is arranged as 4 series. Series 1: Group Exhibition Files, 1952-1957 (Box 1, OV 3; 0.3 linear feet) Series 2: Artists' Files, 1940-1968 (Box 1, 0.7 linear feet) Series 3: Printed Material, 1951-1965 (Boxes 1-2; 0.3 linear feet) Series 4: Photographs, 1931, circa 1960-circa 1965 (Box 2; 2 folders)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The records of New York City's Grand Central Art Galleries measure 1.3 linear feet and date from 1931 to 1968, with the bulk of the material from circa 1952 to circa 1965. The majority of the records are related the Grand Central Moderns, the modern art division of Grand Central Art Galleries. The collection includes group exhibition files, artists' files, printed material and photographs.
Grand Central Art Galleries records, 1931-1968, bulk circa 1952-circa 1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Material lent for microfilming is available on microfilm reels NGCAG1-NGCAG2 at Archives of American Art offices, and for interlibrary loan.
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reels NGCAG1-NGCAG2) including 23 yearbooks, 1928-1945, and exhibition catalogs, 1923-1929. The originals were returned to Grand Central Art Galleries after microfilming and are not described in the the container listing of this finding aid.
Grand Central Art Galleries (1923-1994) was a large New York-based art gallery, which also had a modern art division called Grand Central Moderns (1947-circa 1967).
The collection is in English.
Grand Central Art Galleries loaned materials for microfilming in 1966. Addition records were donated to the Archives of American Art by Grand Central Art Galleries in 1966 and 1967.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001