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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records, 1919-1983

Catalog Data

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
Lothrop, Stanley B.  Search this
Parker, Paul  Search this
Penrose, Spencer, 1865-1939  Search this
Stoner, Stanley  Search this
Wilder, Mitchell A.  Search this
Bartlett, Fred S. (Frederic Stewart)  Search this
Byrnes, James B.  Search this
Broadmoor Art Academy  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
26 Reels, circa 25,000 items; 0.2 Linear feet, Gift
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.
Administrative records, correspondence and exhibition files, and printed material.
Loan: Administrative records, 1919-1974, including the Memorandum of Affiliation and Resolutions (1926) whereby the Broadmoor Art Academy became the Arts Department of Colorado College, Colorado Springs; files, 1925-1955, of Broadmoor Art Academy Director Stanley Stoner and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Directors Stanley Lothrop, Paul Parker, Mitchell A. Wilder, and James B. Byrnes containing correspondence with artists and organizations, financial records, annual reports, insurance reports, price lists, exhibition lists, membership lists, clippings, exhibition catalogs, press releases, art school applications, contracts, and photographs; exhibition files, 1945-1955, containing correspondence, lists of artists participating in exhibitions, artists' biographies, installation lists, price lists, drafts of catalog essays, shipping receipts, invoices, loan forms, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and photographs of works of art; calendars of events, 1936-1958, and exhibition catalogs for "New Accessions USA," 1946-1974.
Annual reports, 1970 and 1976; corporate reports, 1981 and 1982; a Governor's Award program, 1979; decorative arts catalog from the Golden Gate Exposition, 1939; 11 biennel catalogs, 1950-1972; and miscellaneous catalogs.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records, 1919-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 3215-3234, 3295-3297, and 3459-3461 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Founded 1919 as the Broadmoor Art Academy by Mr. And Mrs. Spencer Penrose. The Academy became affiliated with Colorado College in 1926 and was reincorporated as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in 1936.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming 1984-1985, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material was donated 1984 by Fred Bartlett, former director of the Center.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art organizations  Search this
Record number:
Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art