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.

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