Please note, we are experiencing issues connecting to our Research Request System, Aeon. To request collection materials, please contact us through the Ask Us form

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1904-1975

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Dallas, Tex.

Collection size: 21 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Exhibition files and records of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Exhibition files contain correspondence, publicity, announcements, catalogs, price lists, press releases, photographs and miscellany.

REEL 1909: Records, 1950-1972, including correspondence, reports, and memoranda regarding the Exhibition Committee, 1950-1954, and the Art Rental Gallery, 1971-1972; and newspaper clippings relating to the controversy over the Art Rental Program.

REELS 1916, 1921-1925: 201 exhibition files, 1904-1955. [Exhibition files for the year 1950 are on reel 1916.]

REELS 2001-2003 & 2058-2060: 69 exhibition files, 1956-1964.

REELS 2693-2700: 156 exhibition files, 1965-1975.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art museum; Dallas, Tex.

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Material on reel 1909 donated 1980 by Mrs. Betty Marcus, President of DMFA, 1970; remainder lent for microfilming 1980-1981 by the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels 1909, 1916, 1921-1925, 2001-2003, 2058-2060 & 2693-2700 available for use through interlibrary loan.
  • 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.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives

Make a Request

Reading Room Reproduction