Art Information Center records

Collection ID:
Art Information Center (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
14 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Office correspondence, memoranda, financial ledgers, charter and by-laws, press releases, and drafts of writings by Betty Chamberlain. The bulk of the collection (9.0 ft.) consists of index cards, alphabetically arranged by artist, and cards showing gallery and art reference information.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art organization; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1959 by Betty Chamberlain as a clearinghouse of information on contemporary artists. Chamberlain is the author of Artist's Guide to his Art Market (1970, revised 1973 and 1979 and again in 1983 as the Artist's Guide to the Art Market).

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1996 by Dan Concholer, Director of Art Initiatives.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Publicity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chamberlain, Betty 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