Plastic Club records

Collection ID:
Plastic Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Physical Description:
2 Reels
ca. 1000 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Constitution and by-laws; an undated membership list; membership certificates; correspondence with Cecilia Beaux, Elliott Daingerfield, Joseph Pennell, officers of the club, and others; a visitor's register; bookplates; exhibition catalogs; annual reports; a photograph album; and ten scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, letters and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Women's art organization; Philadelphia, Pa. Founded by women artists in Philadelphia for the purposes of teaching and exhibiting works. Memebers have included Elizabeth Shippen Green, Violet Oakley, and Jessie Wilcox Smith.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2536-2537 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the Plastic Club after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming1982 by the Plastic Club.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Plastic Club. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of 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.

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
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Daingerfield, Elliott, 1859-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001