Society of American Graphic Artists records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sociamga
Creators:
Society of American Graphic Artists
Dates:
1916-1992
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
6.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 6 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical material on artists; reports; financial records; photographs; slides; scrapbooks, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REELS N68-107 - N68-112: Correspondence and sales data concerning foreign and American exhibitions; biographical data on participating artists; membership correspondence; lists, financial data, and treasurers' reports; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED (6.4 ft.): Correspondence concerning political ramifications of print shows in Prague, 1939, and Venice, 1940, arrangements for the first exchange show with the Royal British Society of Etchers and Painters, including letters from Malcom Osborne, 1953, and business matters; presidential reports by John Taylor Arms; biographical sketches of Society members; photographs and slides; scrapbooks; and printed material, including reproductions of art, brochures, exhibition announcements, form letters to members, newsletters, 1974-1992, exhibition catalogs for Annual and other exhibitions, 1944-1992, and printed material on special events.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society; New York, N.Y. Est. 1915. Founded in cooperation with the Brooklyn Museum as The Brooklyn Society of Etchers. In 1921, the organization moved to Manhattan and changed its name to The Society of American Etchers; in 1947, it expanded to include lithographers and woodcutters, with a subsequent change of name to The Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters. Since 1951 known as The Society of American Graphic Artists.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N68-107 - N68-112 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels N68-107 - N68-112: Originals at the Society of American Graphic Artists.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels N68-107 to N68-112 lent for microfilming 1969 by Society of American Graphic Artists. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1979 and 1995 by the Society.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Graphic arts -- Societies, etc. -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of American Etchers Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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