Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of electronic records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
The records of Parish Gallery, located in Washington, D.C., measure 6.4 linear feet and 11.73 gigabytes and date from 1940 to 2013, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1991 to 2013. This collection consists primarily of exhibition files, but also includes administrative files, as well as some biographical material related to Norman Parish's career before opening the gallery.
Parish Gallery records, 1940-2013, bulk 1991-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2017 and is available on the Archives of American Art website. Materials which have not been scanned include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned. Access copies of born-digital records are not online and are available at the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation. Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.
Parish Gallery (established 1991-closed 2013) was a gallery in Washington, D.C.
The Parish Gallery records were donated in 2016 by Gwen Parish, Norman Parish's widow.
This site provides access to the papers of Parish Gallery in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2019, and total 10,972 images.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001