John Taylor Arms papers, 1910-1952

Arms, John Taylor, b. 1887 d. 1953
Printmaker, Etcher
Active in Conn.

Collection size: 4.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Two volumes of consignment records of prints; sketchbooks and drawings of French architecture; writings, including a notebook on printmaking made while studying with Bolton Brown; a notebook of engineering drawings for Princeton; a scrapbook; minutes of Art Association Representatives, New York World's Fair; Artists for Victory minutes and scrapbook; National Academy of Design catalogs, 1948-1952; Society of American Etchers catalogs, 1950-1952; writings; and scrapbooks, 1932-1937.

Biographical/Historical Note: Printmaker; Fairfield, Ct. and Washington, D.C. Served as president of the Society of American Etchers. Studied architecture before turning to etching and printmaking.

Lent for microfilming 1986 by Bryn Mawr College.

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