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Creators:
La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Dates:
1904 Oct. 15
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.lafajohn1
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One page typed letter from John La Farge to New York Society Library Librarian Frank B. Bigelow (whom La Farge addresses as J.B. Bigelow) regarding a request by Bigelow for the 1894 Society of American Artists annual exhibition catalog. La Farge writes that he will try to send the catalog through the Society's secretary and have the library added t...

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Creators:
Chalfant, Jefferson David, 1856-1931
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Society of American Artists
American Art Association (Society)
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Dates:
1885-1976
Size:
1.7 Items (linear feet (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chaljeff
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Chalfant's agent, H. Wood Sullivan, also George H. Sullivan, American Art Association and its successor Society of American Artists, Craig and Evans, George C. Folsom, Lawrence J. Morris, National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Richard Robbins, and others; William D. Davis's research material on Ch...

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Creators:
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909
Gilder, Helena de Kay, d. 1916
Dates:
1874-1878
Size:
41 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.gildrich
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Journal kept by Richard Watson Gilder and Helena de Kay Gilder, beginning at the start of their marriage in June 1874 and spanning four years, including poems and verses, drawings by Helena de Kay Gilder, many of her husband, entries concerning the founding of American Art Association (later the Society of American Artists), and entries reflecting ...

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Clark, Frederick H. (Frederick Hatfield), 1861-1948
Dates:
1875-1934
Size:
225 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.clarfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, 1888-1934, concerning Clark's paintings and exhibitions; a list of paintings owned by Congressman Brewer, handwritten by Clark; exhibition catalogs and announcements of the School of Industrial Design, Trenton, New Jersey, the Society of American Artists, New York City, the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Philadelphia, Pennsylva...

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Creators:
Society of American Fakirs
Dates:
1891-1914?
Size:
1 Volume (ill., 17-25 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.sociamfa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Archives of American Art has only two issues: 1908 (Der lustige fakirs seventeenth annual soul kiss) and 1909 (The black hand fakirs eighteenth annual assault). Dates based on the years the Society held its annual exhibition, see: Parodies of the American masters : rediscovering the Society of American Fakirs, 1891-1914.

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Creators:
Zalesch, Saul E.
Dates:
1834-1973
Size:
58 Items ((portions microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.zalesaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artists' letters and documents collected by Zalesch and letters written to him in response to inquiries concnering autographs and biographical information.

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Artists' Fund Society of Philadelphia
Dates:
1835-1855
Size:
2 Microfilm reels (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.artifund
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Artists' Fund Society records, microfilmed on Reel P24 contain a manuscript of the constitution (1837); a memorial to the U.S. Congress that the Revenue Bill should include a tax on every foreign print or picture brought into the United States for protection of American Artists, signed by John Neagle, President of the Artists' Fund Society (184...

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National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Dates:
1817-2012
Size:
92.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiacad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of New York City's National Academy of Design measure 92.7 linear feet and date from 1817-2012. The records pertain to all three constituents of the tripartite organization consisting of the Academy, a membership body of artists founded in 1825; the school, founded at the same time to promote arts education; and the exhibition program, inaugurated in 1826. Extensive administrative records include minutes, committee files, director files, annual reports, constitutions, and correspondence and subject files of council officers. Exhibition records, also substantive, date to the Academy's first annual exhibition and include gallery and special exhibitions, as well as exhibitions at the Academy's museum, established in 1979. The collection also includes gifts and funding files, especially relating to endowments and prizes; membership records; National Academy Association records; Ranger Fund assignments; extensive files pertaining to the school's administration, courses of instruction, registrations, and attendance; twenty scrapbooks containing clippings and ephemera; Society of American Artists records; correspondence and ephemera from other organizations; transcripts from oral histories with Academy members; extensive photographic material documenting artists, members, the school, exhibitions, buildings, and artwork created by Academy members; artist files containing correspondence, writings, and sketches from those associated with the Academy; and assorted printed material and ephemera.

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Creators:
Society of American Graphic Artists
Dates:
1916-1992
Size:
6.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sociamga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical material on artists; reports; financial records; photographs; slides; scrapbooks, and printed material.

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Creators:
Chicago Society of Artists
Dates:
1940-1967
Size:
175 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.chicarti
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Applications for membership in the Chicago Society of Artists containing biographical data on the candidates; correspondence relating to membership acceptance or rejection and dues; letters of resignation from members; and forms listing members' works on display or for sale at the Chicago Society of Artists, Inc. Gallery. The membership application...

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