Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Gallery Wall Records, 1976-1983, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gallwall
Creators:
Gallery Wall Inc
Dates:
1976-1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Repository:
The records of The Gallery Wall, Inc., measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1976 to 1983. The records provide scattered documentation of the gallery's early history through printed material, slides, and two video recordings on Allan Houser and Dan Namingha, the two artists represented by the gallery at the time.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The records of The Gallery Wall, Inc., measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1976 to 1983. The records provide scattered documentation of the gallery's early history through printed material, slides, and two video recordings on Allan Houser and Dan Namingha, the two artists represented by the gallery at the time.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Gallery Wall, Inc., was established in 1966 by Glenn and Sandy Green in Phoenix, Arizona, and was known for its representation of Chiricahua Apache artist Allan Houser and Hopi-Tewa artist Dan Namingha.
The gallery expanded, opening additional locations in Santa Fe in 1979 and Scottsdale in 1981. It was renamed Glenn Green Galleries in 1988.

Administration
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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Portions of the collection are available on 35mm microfilm reel 3221 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Processing Information
Portions of the collection were microfilmed after donation on reel 3221. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Lynn Smith for Glenn Green, owner of the gallery, in 1984.
Separated Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reel 3221) including exhibition catalogs, clippings, magazines, announcements, and resumes. Loaned materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.

Using the Collection
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. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing 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.
Preferred Citation
Gallery Wall records, 1976-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Arizona Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Native American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Houser, Allan, 1914-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Namingha, Dan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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