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Argus Gallery records, 1961-1970

Argus Gallery (Madison, N.J.)


Collection Information

Size: 8.6 Linear feet

Summary: Act of incorporation; minutes, 1961-1964; administrative and legal correspondence, 1961-1968; financial records, including taxes, insurance, and a sales ledger, 1961-1966; artists' files and files on institutions, containing clippings, catalogs, inviatations, reproductions, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence with the gallery, 1961-1970; photographs and negatives of work of art, exhibition installations, and other events and topics; printed matter produced by the gallery, 1961-1966; scrapbooks, 1961-1967 (3 v.), containing clippings, exhibition reviews, articles about artists represented by Argus, and printed matter produced by the Gallery, and in v. 1, several photographs of the gallery interior and exhibition installations.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery; Madison, N.J. Founded 1961 by Verdenal and Edward Johnson and E. Austin Goodwin.


Donated 1993 by Edward F. Johnson, 1993 and 2002 by Verdenal H. Johnson, founders and owners of Argus Gallery.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Argus Gallery records, 1961-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.