Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.newarts
Creators:
New Arts (Art gallery)
Dates:
1952-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Files on artists and people associated with the gallery, including: Forrest Bess, James Boynton, Lawrence Calcagno, Joseph Cornell, André Emmerich, Max Ernst, Walter Kuhlman, Peter Plagens, Hassel Smith, Richard Steinberg, Jean Varda, and others. The files usually contain correspondence, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and photographs. Also included are exhibition files, material on the Contemporary Arts Association in Houston, and miscellaneous catalogs and announcements.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Houston, Tex. Founded 1956, closed ca. 1974.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2242-2244 available at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Library), 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005, and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Kathryn Swenson, was the owner and director of the gallery.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boynton, Jack, 1928-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calcagno, Lawrence, 1913- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornell, Joseph Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Emmerich, André Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuhlman, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plagens, Peter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steinberg, Richard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Varda, Jean 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
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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