American Artists' Committee of One Hundred records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ameracoh
Creators:
American Artists' Committee of One Hundred
Dates:
1916-1923
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
circa 300 items on 1 microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed American Artists' Committee of One Hundred records contain letters from chairman William Anderson Coffin regarding membership, other artists, some personal matters, and the Allied Bazaar of 1916. Among the correspondents are Leon Bonnat and Edmond Thoumy Paris.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The American Artists' Committee of One Hundred was a relief organization formed by New York painters and sculptors to provide aid to the families of French soldier-artists, chiefly through the sales of artwork and donations. William Anderson Coffin was chairman.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 506 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Carbon copies and drafts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals and microfilm master negative in New York Historical Society, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1973 by New York Historical Society.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the William Anderson Coffin papers, 1886-1924. The New York Historical Society holds the William A. Coffin papers, 1915-1926 which mainly consist of records of the American Artists' Committee of One Hundred of which Coffin was chairman.

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
War relief Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1914-1918 -- France Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bonnat, Léon Joseph Florentin, 1833-1922 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thoumy, Edmond Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allied Bazaar (1916 : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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