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Greenwich Art Society records

Creator:
Greenwich Art Society (Greenwich, Conn.)  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Greenwich Society of Artists (Greenwich, Conn)  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1987
Scope and Contents:
Minutes of meetings, 1922-1959; lists of expenses, 1914-1958; a list of exhibitions; form letters; a resume of Dorothy Ochtman; clippings, 1912-1957; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1912-1958; 7 exhibition entry announcements, 1954-1958; course announcements, 1929-1958; a brochure THE GREENWICH ART SOCIETY: A CHRONICLE OF THE YEARS 1977-1987; and a medal designed by Tiffany from the National Arts Club to the Greenwich Art Society, 1936. Material on the 1913 Armory Show includes an invitation, a photograph of the installation, and a pin.
Biographical / Historical:
Art society. Formerly the Greenwich Society of Artists. Founded 1912. Some members were associated with the "Cos Cob School," and many associated with the development of the American Impressionist movement. Founders and early members included Edward Clark Potter, Leonard Ochtman, Elmer MacRae, William B. Tubby, Joseph Howland Hunt, Sr., Florence W. Gotthold, George Wharton Edwards and Alden Twachtman. Dorothy Ochtman was secretary, 1928-1946, and President, 1947-1948.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by the Greenwich Art Society through Sue Dunlap, Historian of the Society.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.greeart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-greeart

Greenwich Art Society records, 1912-1987

Creator:
Greenwich Art Society (Greenwich, Conn.)  Search this
Subject:
Greenwich Society of Artists (Greenwich, Conn)  Search this
Armory Show  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10263
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213408
AAA_collcode_greeart
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213408

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