Emily A. Francis papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.franemil
Creators:
Francis, Emily A., 1879-1966
Contemporary Arts (Gallery)
Collectors of American Art (Firm)
Dates:
1930-1964
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5.8 Linear feet
(on 5 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Organizational records of Francis's gallery, Contemporary Arts, and related gallery, Collectors of American Art. Includes correspondence with artists, museums, galleries, members, and others, including Isabel Bishop, Roger Holt, Pietro Lazzari, Charles Logasa, and Grace Mayer; annual reports; minutes of meetings; financial records; an address book; membership lists; typescripts of lectures and radio talks given by Francis; scrapbooks containing exhibition catalogs, clippings, photographs, and letters; copies of THE BULLETIN (1938-1948--incomplete run); leases and legal documents; and miscellaneous printed materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery director; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D224-D226 & D232-D233 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Emily A. Francis.

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.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm inventory available at all Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lazzari, Pietro, 1898-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayer, Grace M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logasa, Charles, 1883-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holt, Roger Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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