A Finding Aid to the Memorial Art Gallery Exhibition Catalogs, 1913-1962, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.univroch
Creators:
University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery
Dates:
1913-1962
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(254 items)
Repository:
The exhibition catalogs of the Memorial Art Gallery measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1962. The catalogs are for exhibitions held at the Memorial Art Gallery, 1913-1962, including the Inaugural Exhibition. Incomplete runs of annual exhibitions of the Rochester International Salon of Photography, 1929-1958, the Rochester Camera Club, 1943-1950, the Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibitions, 1938-1958, and the National Ceramic Exhibition, 1938-1952, are also included, as is the publication MEMORIAL ART GALLERY IN ROCHESTER, published in 1924 to commemorate the enlargement of the Gallery. In addition, there are several catalogs with no apparent connection to the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery regularly exhibited the Rochester Art Club, and featured many modernist painters in its exhibitions.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The exhibition catalogs of the Memorial Art Gallery measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1962. The catalogs are for exhibitions held at the Memorial Art Gallery, 1913-1962, including the Inaugural Exhibition. Incomplete runs of annual exhibitions of the Rochester International Salon of Photography, 1929-1958, the Rochester Camera Club, 1943-1950, the Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibitions, 1938-1958, and the National Ceramic Exhibition, 1938-1952, are also included, as is the publication MEMORIAL ART GALLERY IN ROCHESTER, published in 1924 to commemorate the enlargement of the Gallery. In addition, there are several catalogs with no apparent connection to the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery regularly exhibited the Rochester Art Club, and featured many modernist painters in its exhibitions.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.
  • Series 1: Memorial Art Gallery Exhibition Catalogs, 1913-1962 (1.0 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Memorial Art Gallery was founded in 1913 by Emily Sibley Watson as a memorial to her son, architect James Averell. The Gallery was given in trust to the University of Rochester.

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 by the University of Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery, 1987.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid created by Ricky Gomez in 2021.

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
Memorial art Gallery Exhibition Catalogs, 1913-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- 20th century -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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