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Arts Club of Washington scrapbooks, 1916-1991

Arts Club of Washington (Washington, D.C.)


Collection Information

Size: 9 Microfilm reels, 61 volumes on 9 microfilm reels

Summary: The microfilmed Arts Club of Washington scrapbooks document the club's membership and activities through membership lists, correspondence, photographs, exhibition checklists, publicity items, and other related material.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Arts Club of Washington was founded in 1916 by a group of artists to promote the arts in Washington, DC. The club focused on painting, sculpture, music, and drama and was the first club in Washington, DC to admit both men and women. Its current programs support visual, performing, and literary arts.


Lent for microfilming 1979 and 1992 by the Arts Club of Washington.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the Arts Club of Washington after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1536-1541 and 4590-4592 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Arts Club of Washington scrapbooks, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.