John Bolles Gallery records

Collection ID:
John Bolles Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)
Physical Description:
20 Linear feet
0.7 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Gallery records including correspondence, printed material and business papers.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Financial records (1958-1959); minutes of the Board of Directors meetings (1958-1963); by-laws and articles of incorporation; and two scrapbooks of newspaper articles (1961-1965).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Commercial gallery; San Francisco, California. Est. 1958 by John Bolles, Chairman of the Board, San Francisco Art Institute. Its original mission was to provide an outlet for students and alumni of the Art Institute. Directors included Grace McCann Morley, Dick Faralla, Phil Lieder, Jim Monte, Harriet Johns, and Hayward King. The Gallery closed February 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 by John S. Bolles. An additional 1 ft. of records were received in 1997 by Bolles' daughter, Jane Bolles Grimm.

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
Artists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- San Francisco Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bolles, John S., 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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