Athena Art Society records

Collection ID:
Athena Art Society (Toledo, Oh.)
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
12 volumes on 1 microfilm reel

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Athena Art Society records consist of 10 record books containing meeting minutes, lists of members, treasurer's reports, clippings, announcements, programs, letters, and obituaries. Also included are 2 scrapbooks (1927-1972) containing clippings, photographs of members, exhibition catalogs, programs, and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Athena Art Society (est. 1903), once known as the Society of Toledo Women Artists, is one of the oldest continuous women's art organizations in the country. The organization was instrumental in the founding of the Toledo Museum of Art.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 793 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Toledo Public Library after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Athena Art 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.
Athena Art Society records. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Ohio Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts organizations Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Toledo Women Artists 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