Allied Artists of America records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.alliarti
Creators:
Allied Artists of America
Dates:
1914-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Constitution; minutes of meetings; financial reports; correspondence; annual exhibitions and membership information.
Scope and Contents
REELS 847, 853-854: Minutes of meetings, 1914-1955; 550 clippings; 40 catalogs and announcements; 13 letters; 48 photographs of works of art; and a scrapbook, 1941-1954.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Constitution and bylaws, minutes of annual meetings and board of directors meetings, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous financial records.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art organization, New York, N.Y. Formed 1914 for "the advancement of American art by opening new avenues of opportunity for the exhibition of meritorious works of art..." principally by giving annual exhibitions. Notable members included Edmund Greacen, Dewitt Lockman, Pietro Montana, Walter Farndon, Charles Aiken, Ogden Pleissner, Frank Gervasi, Fred Detwiller, and Ted Kautzky.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 847, 853-854 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972 & 1978 by Allied Artists of America.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detwiller, Fred Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farndon, Walter, 1876-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gervasi, Frank, b. 1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greacen, Edmund W., 1876-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kautzky, Theodore, 1896-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Montana, Pietro, 1890-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pleissner, Ogden M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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