Pen and Brush records

Collection ID:
Pen and Brush (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
4 microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; catalogs and reports of exhibitions; a guest book; pamphlets describing the history and development of the club; and a collection of scrapbooks.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Professional women's club, New York, New York. Club for professional writers, painters, sculptors, and craftswomen. Founded in 1893 by Mary and Janet Lewis, both painters, as a medium of contact for aspiring creative women involved in the arts. Was incorporated in 1912.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels NPBC1-NPBC4 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the Pen and Brush of New York after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Pen and Brush.

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
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Working-women's clubs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women -- Societies and clubs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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