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Fort Worth Art Museum records, 1904-1975

Fort Worth Art Museum

Collection size: 24 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Financial records and registrar files of the Fort Worth Art Association and the Fort Worth Art Museum.

REELS 1653, 1765-1766, 2094-2095, 2151 & 2353: Financial records including loan agreements, invoices, appraisals, bills, insurance forms, price lists and correspondence; and a file concerning the dating of Thomas Eakins "The Swimming Hole."

REELS 1649-1652, 1767-1771, 2152 & 2351: Registrar files including information sheets, correspondence, photographs, condition reports, clippings and printed material for each work of art acquired by the museum.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art museum; Fort Worth, Tex.

Lent for microfilming by the Fort Worth Art Museum, 1979-1981, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

How to Use this Collection

  • Microfilm reels 1649-1652 and 1767-1771 available for use at Archives of American offices and through interlibrary loan.
    microfilm reels 2096-2100, 2152, and 2351 available through interlibrary loan.
    microfilm reels 1653, 1765-1766, 2094-2095, 2151, and 2352 are access restricted and unavailable through interlibrary loan.
  • The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy. Reels 1653, 1765-66, 2094-95, 2151 and 2352 (financial records): ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
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