Texas Fine Arts Association records

Collection ID:
Texas Fine Arts Association
Physical Description:
6 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Constitution, by-laws and resolutions; minutes and reports; membership lists; guest registers; correspondence; photographs; financial and legal records; artists' files; 8 scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, catalogs, announcements and clippings; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art organization; Austin, Tex. Founded in 1911 for the purpose of preserving Elisabet Ney's sculpture, after her death in 1907. The main function of TFAA is "to encourage the advancement of Art in Texas and to increase the possibilities of art experience for its communities and its people. In 1943 the Association was deeded the home of Clara Driscoll which is now the Laguna Gloria Art Museum. In 1961, the museum separated from TFAA and was incorporated.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2701-2706 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Deney Stygstra, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1981 by Deney Stygstra, executive director of TFAA.

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
Arts organizations -- Texas Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laguna Gloria Art Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elisabet Ney Museum (Austin, Tex.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001