A Finding aid to the Barn Gallery Associates Selected Records, 1966-1987, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.barngall
Creators:
Barn Gallery Associates
Dates:
1966-1987
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
Repository:
The selected records of Barn Gallery Associates measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1987. The records consist of research materials and interviews for the book, A Century of Color, 1886-1986: Ogunquit, Maine's Art Colony. The interviews are on twenty-nine sound cassettes. Also included are recorded interviews and transcripts for television and radio programs, and a recording and transcripts of the dedication of the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation Collection on June 24, 1966.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The selected records of Barn Gallery Associates measure 1.8 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1987. The records consist of research materials and interviews for the book, A Century of Color, 1886-1986: Ogunquit, Maine's Art Colony. The interviews are on twenty-nine sound cassettes. Also included are recorded interviews and transcripts for television and radio programs, and a recordings and transcripts of the dedication of the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation Collection on June 24, 1966.
Research materials consist of correspondence files with artists in relation to writing the book, research notes compiled by Louise Tragard, Patricia Hart, and W.L. Copinthorne from various interviews the conducted with local artists, printed materials such as newspaper clippings that were collected, drafts of the manuscript, photographs collected and used throughout the book, and interviews with local artists.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 2 series.
  • Series 1: Research Materials, 1966-1987 (2.2 linear feet; Boxes 1-3)
  • Series 2: Lectures, 1966-1970 (0.2 linear feet; Box 4)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Barn Gallery Associates, Inc. is a non-profit, educational art institution founded in Ogunquit, Maine, in 1959. Ogunquit became a popular destination for artists beginning in the late 19th century, attracted by the landscape and popularized by Charles Woodbury's art school. Barn Gallery Associates, inc. administers the Barn Gallery which provides exhibit space for artists of the Ogunquit Art Assocation.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Barn Gallery Associates selected records were donated by Barn Gallery Associates through Mary-Leigh Smart, Chairperson of the Publication Committee in 1988.

Using the Collection
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artist colonies Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ogunquit Art Association (Ogunquit, Me.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1864-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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