Archives of American Art

Union League Club records

Collection ID:
Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
150 Items
Reel N68-13
1 Volume

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL N68-13: Exhibition catalogs and announcements; correspondence; various lists; and the Franklin Tuttle drawings of members of the club.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Photocopies of a complete run of Union League Club's exhibition catalogs and announcements from 1868 to 1894. [Included are several catalogs not found on Reel N68-13 for 1880 and 1883; and six instead of the 3 catalogs on reel N68-13 for 1894.] .

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
New York social club. Had an active exhibition program at its building on East 37th Street. Artist-members include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, Jasper Cropsey, Asher B. Durand, Martin Johnson Heade, Winslow Homer, John La Farge, William Sartain, J.Q.A. Ward, Worthington Whittredge, Alexander Wynant; and Eastman Johnson, who also served on the Union League's art committee.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N68-13 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel N68: Originals returned to the lender, the Union League Club, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records on reel N68-13 were lent for microfilming 1968 by the Union League Club. The binder of photocopied catalogs and announcements was donated 2001 by the Union League Club via Alexander Boyle, head of the art committee.

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
Arts organizations -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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