Fort Worth National Bank,
Fort Worth, Tex.
Collection size: 3 microfilm reels.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, printed material, photographs, and receipts.
Files regarding compiling an art collection for the new bank building, including Alexander Calder's "Eagle." Files contain correspondence, art committee reports, photographs of Calder's work, dedication ceremony speeches, catalogs, clippings and biographical material.
Art collection acquisition files containing clippings, press releases, receipts, and photographs of Calder's "Eagle" installation.
Biographical/Historical Note: Fort Worth National Bank (founded 1873) formed an art collection for its new building in Fort Worth, Texas.
Lent for microfilming, 1980, by Lewis H. Bond, Chairman of the Board of Texas American Bankshares, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.