Allen Memorial Art Museum records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.allememo
Creators:
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Dates:
1916-1967
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
51 Reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
General correspondence, 1931-1958; correspondence of the director, 1916-1958, of the curator, ca. 1929-1967, files of Clarence Ward, Director from 1917 until 1950 (much of it relating to lectures), and with dealers, 1941-1953; exhibition data, 1929-1963, including correspondence, lists, and miscellany; Charles F. Olney file, including a list of the Olney art collection; a photograph file; files on Joseph Cornell, Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Morris, Claes Oldenburg, and William T. Wiley; financial ledgers, 1938-1955; Prentiss bequest material; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Campus art gallery of Oberlin College.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 726-776 available through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Microfilmed by Oberlin College Archives, Oberlin, Ohio, July 1973 (51 reels).
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1973 by the Allen Memorial Art Museum.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
Allen Memorial Art Museum records. Owned by Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College. Microfilmed by Oberlin College Archives.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art patronage Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums, University and college -- Ohio -- Oberlin Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornell, Joseph Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Olney, Charles F. (Charles Fayette), 1831-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ward, Clarence, b. 1884 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wiley, William T., 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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