Finch College. Museum of Art,
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 19.2 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, research materials, and miscellaneous papers relating to exhibitions. Also included are taped interviews with painters, sculptors, dealers, and others; and examples of video art. Also included are two 16mm films tranferred to VHS, "Art in Process Structure Exhibition", 1965-1966 and "Happy Birthday Felisa", 1968.
Biographical/Historical Note: Finch College was founded in 1900 as a private, women's college in New York City. It operated with its affiliated Museum of Art until 1975, when increased costs and a lack of an endowment forced the entire institution to close permanently.
The Archives of American Art acquired these records after the Finch College Museum of Art closed permanently in June 1975.
Funding for the preservation and transfer of the motion picture film provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
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