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Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery exhibition files, 1948-1981

Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 51 Microfilm reels

Summary: The microfilmed Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery exhibition files contain 621 exhibition files (1948-1981) including biographical data on artists, correspondence, photographs, exhibition checklists, price and sales lists, loan agreements, condition reports, shipping orders and receipts, exhibition announcements, catalogs and invitations, press releases, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

The University Art Museum at the University of Texas at Austin was named the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery in 1980 in recognition of the art collector and philanthropist who donated land in support of an art museum. In 1998 the museum was renamed the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art in honor of the art patron and former chairman of the Board of Regents. It remains a primary art collection for the city of Austin and a resource for the arts and cultural education of students at the University of Texas at Austin.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1981-1984 by the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery.