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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Artist Tenants Association records, 1959-1978 | Digitized Collection

Artist Tenants Association records, 1959-1978

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 5 series:

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Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-1969
12 folders
Box 1

The correspondence in the collection includes a handful of letters from artists regarding the availability of lofts, letters from the New York City Housing and Development Administration, and information from other co-housing projects in the city. In addition, there is a report, "Arts Administrator Need and Potential in New York State," drafted by George Alan Smith for the New York State Council on the Arts.
Letters are alphabetically arranged by business name or last name of correspondent. The series has been scanned in its entirety.

Series 2: Administrative Records, 1961-1969
10 folders
Box 1

These records include a legal resolution of unincorporation, meeting announcements, press releases and memoranda, member lists, and phone messages.
The material in each folder is arranged chronologically. The series has been scanned in its entirety.

Series 3: Financial Records, 1961-1969
0.2 linear feet
Boxes 1-2

These records include checking and savings account books, canceled checks and check memos, bank statements, and receipts related to Association activities.
The material in each folder is arranged chronologically. The series has been scanned in its entirety.

Series 4: Printed Material, 1967-1978
4 folders
Box 2

Clippings in the collection relate to coverage of Association activities and topics relevant to their objectives.
The material is arranged chronologically. The series has been scanned in its entirety.

Series 5: Scrapbook, 1959-1976
0.2 linear feet
BV 1

The scrapbook of clippings chronicle housing needs of New York City artists, press coverage related to the Association, and supplementary articles tracing the development of the SoHo neighborhood as an integrated artists' live and work community.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.