Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of curator Aubrey Sabol measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1944 to 1967. The collection documents Audrey Sabol's involvement with the Arts Council of the Young Men's/Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia during the 1960s. Records related to the Durable Dish Co. include scattered correspondence, exhibition files, and printed material. Exhibition files contain written and sound recordings of artist statements, correspondence, price lists, and printed material. Of note are recordings from Steve Reich's "Buy Art, Buy Art" performance.
Audrey Sabol papers, 1944-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reel 4224 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Audrey Sabol (1922- ) is a curator and art collector in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was active in the Fine Arts Committee of the Arts Council of the Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association in Philadelphia. Sabol also co-founded the Durable Dish Co. with Joan Kron.
Donated 1986 by Audrey Sabol.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001