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Amon Carter Museum of Western Art records, 1961-1983

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 5 Microfilm reels

Summary: The microfilmed Amon Carter Museum of Western Art records include exhibition schedules (1961-1983); scrapbooks (1961-1984), containing newspaper clippings, magazine articles, news releases, printed material about exhibitions, lectures, symposiums and music and film series sponsored by the museum, and photographs of gallery installations and museum guests; and newsletters from the Education Department.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Amon Carter Museum of Western Art opened to the public in 1961. The Amon G. Carter Foundation, established by newspaper publisher Amon G. Carter, built the structure. Carter, the publisher of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram , acquired many works of art by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell which are now part of the museum's permanent collection. In 2010 the museum changed its name to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Provenance

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3420-3424 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

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

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art records, 1961-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.