Allied Artists of America records, 1914-1977

Allied Artists of America, est. 1914
Society
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3.6 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Constitution; minutes of meetings; financial reports; correspondence; annual exhibitions and membership information.

REELS 847, 853-854: Minutes of meetings, 1914-1955; 550 clippings; 40 catalogs and announcements; 13 letters; 48 photographs of works of art; and a scrapbook, 1941-1954.

UNMICROFILMED: Constitution and bylaws, minutes of annual meetings and board of directors meetings, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous financial records.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art organization, New York, N.Y. Formed 1914 for "the advancement of American art by opening new avenues of opportunity for the exhibition of meritorious works of art..." principally by giving annual exhibitions. Notable members included Edmund Greacen, Dewitt Lockman, Pietro Montana, Walter Farndon, Charles Aiken, Ogden Pleissner, Frank Gervasi, Fred Detwiller, and Ted Kautzky.

Donated 1972 & 1978 by Allied Artists of America.

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