American Artists Professional League records

Collection ID:
American Artists Professional League
Salmagundi Club
Physical Description:
62 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
5 minute books and 11 notebooks containing by-laws, principles, aims, ethics, organization plans, names of the first executive and advisory committees and the original organization group, minutes of the organization meeting held at the Salmagundi Club, New York City, January 20, 1928, and the minutes of the Executive Committee, 1928-1973. The minute books and notebooks also contain correspondence with members, art dealers, government agencies, political committees, museums and art organizations, resolutions of the Executive Committee, reports, financial statements, copies of legal briefs, news releases and bulletins, clippings, and printed material on American Art Week and other events.
Scope and Contents
Also included are: a photocopy of an undated history of American Artists Professional League by former president John Scott Williams; 17 exhibition catalogs, 1959-1978; 15 news bulletins, 1959-1980; photocopies of clippings from ART DIGEST, 1932-1936; a membership list, 1965; and printed material on League officers, membership and events.

Reproduction Note
Some photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 and 1984 by Florence Whitehill. Whitehill was the office manager of the American Artists Professional League.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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American Artists Professional League records. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Arts organizations -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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