Archives of American Art

Sculpture Center records

Collection ID:
Sculpture Center (New York, N.Y.)
Clay Club Gallery
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, writings, notes, business records, scrapbooks, catalogs, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2525: Letters; articles of incorporation; list of board members; a consignment book with prices; book, BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN SCULPTURE, by Saul Swarz; blueprints for a planned studio; 101 Sculpture Center, Inc. catalogs; receipts, bills and financial materials; photographs; scrapbooks of Clay Club events; and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Letters; writings and notes, including poetry by George McK. Roberts and Gabriel Kohn; invoices, contracts, and price lists; and exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society; New York, N.Y. Established 1928 by Dorthea Denslow as the Clay Club. Was located on 8th Street in Manhattan. Incorporated as the Clay Club Sculpture Center in 1944, and changed to the Sculpture Center in 1950.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2525 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981-1982 by Sculpture Center. Much of this material was gathered by Cleo Hartwig, an active member of the Sculpture Center.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artist-run galleries -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Denslow, Dorothea H. (Dorothea Henrietta), 1900-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clay Club Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture Center (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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