Elizabeth Cowan papers relating to the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cowaeliz
Creators:
Cowan, Elizabeth
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York
Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York
Dates:
1912-1952
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
28 Items
(on partial microfilm)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Constitution and history of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York, as well as printed material including pamphlets, a clipping, and a membership list for 1938, 13 photographs of exhibitions, most occurring in 1927, and one of Isabelle Knobloch, a founder of the Society; and four photographs of the Washington Square Art Show, ca. 1935.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Cowan was President of the Keramic Society and Design Guild of New York,1948-1952.The Society was founded in 1912 as the Keramic Society of Greater New York to promote better design in decoration of china. It expanded it's goals to include textiles and allied design and was renamed in 1924.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2802 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Elizabeth Cowan.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artisans -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women ceramicists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women arts administrators Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts organizations -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knobloch, Isabelle S., b. 1879 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keramic Society of Greater New York Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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