Jack Rasmussen Gallery records

Collection ID:
Jack Rasmussen Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
Physical Description:
11.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Sales receipts and other financial records; a scrapbook, 1979-1981; seven guestbooks; press releases; catalogs, posters and broadsides; files on artists Chris Gardner, Annie Gawlak, Tom Green, Sy Gresser, Taro Ichihashi, Walter Kravitz, Steve Kruvant, Norman Lundin, Reginald Pollack, Jaime Romano, Mindy Weisel and others containing business correspondence, slides, resumes, clippings, announcements, price lists, invoices, and contracts; and correspondence and printed material concerning the Washington Project for the Arts, the Museum of Temporary Art, the Washington Art Dealers Association, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and other Washington, D.C. art organizations. Also, a large file labeled "personal" which contains many letters and postcards from artists; a transcript of an interview with Rasmussen conducted by Robert Bove, 1980; and photographs of Rasmussen.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Washington, D.C. Operated by Jack Rasmussen at 313 G. St. N.W. from 1978-1988. Rasmussen was himself a painter, and former director of the Washington Project for the Arts and founding member of the Washington Art Dealers Association.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1982 and 1997 by Jack Rasmussen, gallery owner. Additions are expected.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rasmussen, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001