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Elmer Livingston MacRae papers related to the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, 1899-circa 2013, bulk 1912-1916

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Creator:
MacRae, Elmer Livingston, 1875-1953  Search this
Subject:
Pach, Walter  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1899-1913, circa 1988 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1911-1915, 1958 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Administration Records, circa 1911-circa 1916 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1) Series 4: Armory Show Tour Files, 1913 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1) Series 5: Financial Records, 1912-1916 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1) Series 6: Printed Material, 1911-1959 (0.6 linear feet; Box 2, OV 4-5) Series 7: Artifacts, 1913, circa 2013 (0.2 linear feet; Box 3)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The Elmer Livingston MacRae papers related to the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, Inc., (AAPS) measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1899 to circa 2013, with the bulk of the material dating from 1912-1916. Elmer Livingston MacRae served as Treasurer of the AAPS when the association organized the International Exhibition of Modern Art, also known as the Armory Show of 1913. The bulk of this collection concerns MacRae's involvement with the AAPS and the Armory Show and includes administrative files, correspondence, exhibition files, financial records, printed materials, and artifacts.
Citation:
Elmer Livingston MacRae papers related to the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, 1899-circa 2013, bulk 1912-1916. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2017 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website. Materials which have not been scanned include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, newspapers and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Walt Kuhn, Walt Kuhn family papers and Armory Show records as well as the Joseph Hirshhorn papers regarding the Elmer MacRae papers.
Biography Note:
Elmer MacRae (1875-1953) was a New York and Connecticut-based painter and served as treasurer of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors when the association organized the 1913 Armory Show.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
Provenance:
The Elmer Livingston MacRae papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2016 by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Elmer Livingston MacRae in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2017, and total 1,863 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9534
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211733
AAA_collcode_macrelme
Theme:
Diaries
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211733