Greenwich Art Society records, 1912-1987

Greenwich Art Society (Greenwich, Conn.), est. 1958
Art gallery
Greenwich, Conn.

Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Minutes of meetings, 1922-1959; lists of expenses, 1914-1958; a list of exhibitions; form letters; a resume of Dorothy Ochtman; clippings, 1912-1957; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1912-1958; 7 exhibition entry announcements, 1954-1958; course announcements, 1929-1958; a brochure THE GREENWICH ART SOCIETY: A CHRONICLE OF THE YEARS 1977-1987; and a medal designed by Tiffany from the National Arts Club to the Greenwich Art Society, 1936. Material on the 1913 Armory Show includes an invitation, a photograph of the installation, and a pin.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art society. Formerly the Greenwich Society of Artists. Founded 1912. Some members were associated with the "Cos Cob School," and many associated with the development of the American Impressionist movement. Founders and early members included Edward Clark Potter, Leonard Ochtman, Elmer MacRae, William B. Tubby, Joseph Howland Hunt, Sr., Florence W. Gotthold, George Wharton Edwards and Alden Twachtman. Dorothy Ochtman was secretary, 1928-1946, and President, 1947-1948.

Donated 1987 by the Greenwich Art Society through Sue Dunlap, Historian of the Society.

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