A Finding Aid to the American University Fine Arts Department Records, 1946-1980, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ameruniv
Creators:
American University (Washington, D.C.). Fine Arts Dept.
Dates:
1946-1980
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10 Microfilm reels
circa 9,000 items on 10 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed American University Fine Arts Department records contain departmental files on faculty, visiting artists, students, fundraising events, and building projects. Also included are files on exhibitions held in the Watkins Gallery; photographs of exhibitions; collection files on permanent acquisitions and memorial gifts, containing photographs and insurance records; five scrapbooks and four guestbooks; and a bound volume of Right Angle (1947-1949). Researchers should note that this finding aid does not include an entry for every name found in the collection and that reels 2217-2219 are not represented in the finding aid.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
American University is a private university in Washington, D.C. The Fine Arts Department (now the Department of Art) is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2210-2219 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in American University Fine Arts Department, Washington, D.C.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1981 by American University Fine Arts Department.

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
American University Fine Arts Department records. Owned by the American University Fine Arts Department. Filmed by Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums, University and college -- Washington (D.C.) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Universities and colleges -- Departments -- Washington (D.C.) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watkins Art Gallery (American University) Corporate 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
https://www.aaa.si.edu/