Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Siden Gallery Records, 1962-1972, 1996, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sidegall
Creators:
Siden Gallery
Dates:
1962-1970, 1996
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The records of the Siden Gallery measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1962 to 1996. The records document the history of the gallery through correspondence; artist files consisting of resumes, correspondence, and photographs; general exhibition announcements and catalogs for the gallery; exhibition announcements and catalogs created by Multiples, Inc., Brooke Alexander Inc., and Gemini G.E.L.; and photographs of artists and artwork.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The records of the Siden Gallery measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1962 to 1996. The records document the history of the gallery through correspondence; artist files consisting of resumes, correspondence, and photographs; general exhibition announcements and catalogs for the gallery; exhibition announcements and catalogs created by Multiples, Inc., Brooke Alexander Inc., and Gemini G.E.L.; and photographs of artists and artwork.

Arrangement
Arrangement
the collection is arranged into one series
  • Series 1: Siden Gallery records, 1964-1972, 1996(0.4 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Siden Gallery was an art gallery in, Detroit, Michigan, founded by Franklin Siden. The gallery was established in 1962 and closed in 1994. The gallery specialized in American artists, both contemporary and print market.

Administration
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2008 and 2022 by Harriet Siden, Franklin Siden's widow.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2022.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing 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.
Preferred Citation
Siden Gallery records, 1962-1972, 1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- Michigan Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gemini G.E.L. (Firm) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brooke Alexander, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siden, Franklin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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