Ladies' Art Association records

Collection ID:
Ladies Art Association (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
18 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The 1871 Constitution, publicity materials (1876-1888), published lists of members, a petition to the State of New York for financial aid, and correspondence (1887-1914). A 1914 letter from a member outlines the history of the Association.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Organized 1867 and incorporated in 1877 to promote interests of women artists. Many of its members and officers were Quakers.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3592 (frames 75-123) available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and Swarthmore College.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore., Pa.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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