Archives of American Art

A finding Aid to the Marian Locks Gallery Records, 1932-1991, in the Archives of American Art

Collection ID:
Marian Locks Gallery
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Gallery records from the Marian Locks Gallery and, to a lesser degree, its successor, the Locks Gallery, include exhibition schedules; price lists for one person and group shows; artists' files on Ronald Bateman, Salvatore Pinto, and Gerald Pogach; press releases; and printed material, including 3 issues of ML Newsletter, 1984, exhibition announcements, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings of reviews of shows at the Gallery. Among the artists represented are Edna Andrade, Tom Chimes, Ray Metzker, Elizabeth Osborne, and Warren Rohrer.

The collection is arranged into one series.
  • Series 1: Marian Locks Gallery, 1932-1991 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa. Est. 1968. Name changed to Locks Gallery ca. 1990. Mainly showed the work of contemporary Philadelphia area artists.

Ricky Gomez
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.
Reproduction Note
Price lists and clippings are: photocopies.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Marian Locks.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.

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.
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
Marian Locks Gallery records, 1932-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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