Columbian Society of Artists records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.colusoci
Creators:
Columbian Society of Artists
Dates:
1810-1849
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
partial microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL P45: Minutes from the Board of Fellows, 1810-1816; and minutes of the Society, 1810-1817, including a constitution, an act of incorporation, and plans for a proposed union with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Scope and Contents
REEL P41: Announcement of the fourth annual exhibition, 1814, addressed to Mrs. C. Barnes, Springfield, and signed by Robert Mills, secretary.
Scope and Contents
REEL P63: Proposal to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts that the Society of Artists dissolve and become stockholders in the Academy; minutes of the Academy, Feb. 12, 1820, conerning the proposal; and J. Binney's opinion read at a special meeting, May 15, 1820.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4236: Membership information including a members list, 1810, "Artist candidates to be elected Fellows of the Academy, 1810" and officers elected, 1819; and a clipping regarding society documents for sale.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society; Philadelphia, Pa. Est. as the Society of Artists of the United States in 1810. Name changed to the Columbian Society of Artists in 1814.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels P41 (fr. 379), P45 (fr. 289-380) and P63 (fr. 512-515, 528-529) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4236 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1955 and in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Other Title
Other Title
Society of Artists of the United States (microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Societies, etc. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of Artists of the United States Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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