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American Artists' Committee of One Hundred records, 1916-1923

American Artists' Committee of One Hundred


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel ca. 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from chairman William Anderson Coffin regarding membership, other artists, some personal matters, and the Allied Bazaar of 1916. Among the correspondents are Leon Bonnat and Edmond Thoumy of Paris.

Biographical/Historical Note

Relief organization. Purpose was to provide relief to the families of French soldier-artists chiefly through the sales of art work and donations. William Anderson Coffin was chairman.


Lent 1973 by New York Historical Society.

Location of Originals

  • Originals and microfilm master negative in New York Historical Society, Manuscript Division.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 506 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Carbon copies and drafts.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

American Artists' Committee of One Hundred records, 1916-1923. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.