Ogunquit Art Association records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ogunart
Creators:
Ogunquit Art Association (Ogunquit, Me.)
Dates:
1949-1988
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Historical information, correspondence, minutes, journals, finanical records, guest books, membership records, art work, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
By-laws of the association, a one-page history, and a list of presidents; presidents' and general correspondence; minutes from board and annual meetings, and reports to the president; artists' applications; curators' and membership files; "talk books" (daily journals of the gallery), 1962-1983; guest registers, 1951-1961; exhibition, business and auction records containing price lists, expenses, letters, photographs, announcements, sales and price lists, lists of participants, and biographical material on artists; ledgers, cash books, receipts, and sales records for the association and the Barn Gallery; exhibition catalogs and announcements, and posters; blueprints, plans, and a drawing for the construction of the Barn Gallery.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art association; Ogunquit, Maine. Founded 1928. The first art gallery in Ogunquit, Maine. Charles H. Woodbury was the first president, with Clara Whiteside as curator. The association began using the Barn Gallery as an exhibition space in 1958, but it is not organizationally related to the gallery.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 by the Ogunquit Art Association.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Maine -- Ogunquit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Maine -- Ogunquit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curators -- Maine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Maine -- Ogunquit Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barn Gallery (Ogunquit, Me.) 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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