A Finding Aid to the Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) memorabilia, 1913, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hirsjose
Creators:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Dates:
1913
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 Linear feet
Repository:
Memorabilia from the International Exhibition of Modern Art in 1913, commonly known as the Armory Show, measures 0.02 linear feet and includes one button, two invitations, and 54 postcards primarily from the New York installation and also a few from the installations in Boston, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Memorabilia from the International Exhibition of Modern Art in 1913, commonly known as the Armory Show, measures 0.02 linear feet and includes one button, two invitations, and 54 postcards primarily from the New York installation and also a few from the installations in Boston, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Organized by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, the Armory Show of 1913 (also known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art), was the first large-scale modern art exhibition of modern art held in the United States. Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981) was an art collector and founding donor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Ryan Evans in 2018.
Existence and Location of Copies
The collection is available on microfilm reel 5027 (frames 1004-1090). The microfilm is available for interlibrary loan.
Author
Ryan Evans
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) memorabilia, 1913, was donated by Olga Hirshhorn, widow of Joseph Hirshhorn in 1994.

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.
Preferred Citation
Armory Show (International Exhibition of Modern Art) memorabilia, 1913. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illinois -- Chicago Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Massachusetts -- Boston Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (State) -- New York City Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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