Pyramid Club exhibition catalogs

Collection ID:
Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Physical Description:
1 Microfilm reel
4 items on a partial microfilm reel

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This microfilm collection consists of annual exhibition catalogs from the Pyramid Club, an African American social club. The exhibition catalogs date from 1943 to 1945 and 1955.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Pyramid Club was an African American social club founded circa 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The club had its own bar and restaurant, hosted social events, and sponsored art exhibitions open to all artists.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4398 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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
Clubs -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibition catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001