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Fort Worth National Bank records

Creator:
Fort Worth National Bank  Search this
Names:
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1971-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and receipts.
Files regarding compiling an art collection for the new bank building, including Alexander Calder's "Eagle." Files contain correspondence, art committee reports, photographs of Calder's work, dedication ceremony speeches, catalogs, clippings and biographical material.
Art collection acquisition files containing clippings, press releases, receipts, and photographs of Calder's "Eagle" installation.
Biographical / Historical:
Fort Worth National Bank (founded 1873) formed an art collection for its new building in Fort Worth, Texas.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1980, by Lewis H. Bond, Chairman of the Board of Texas American Bankshares, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Bankers -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fortwort
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fortwort

Records relating to art commissions

Creator:
First National Bank of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, Tex.)  Search this
Names:
Fearing, Kelly  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Reeder, Dickson, 1912-1970  Search this
Utter, Bror, 1913-1993  Search this
Extent:
128 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1968
Scope and Contents:
A file containing correspondence, photographs and publicity material relating to the Isamu Noguchi sculpture commissioned for the bank's plaza; a file of publicity material about the bank's commissioning Christmas paintings from Texas artists, including Kelly Fearing and Dickson Reeder; and a scrapbook of clippings on the Bror Utter paintings commissioned by First National Bank.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1980, by the First National Bank of Fort Worth, via Gordon Crow, Vice President of the bank, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Bankers -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Topic:
Art patronage -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Fort Worth  Search this
Function:
Art commissions -- Texas
Identifier:
AAA.firsnati
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-firsnati

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