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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Associated American Artists records, ca. 1934-1981

Associated American Artists records, ca. 1934-1981

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A Preliminary Finding Aid to the Associated American Artists Records,
circa 1934-1981
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Barbara D. Aikens, Christina Lehman, and Emma Lincoln
Scope and Content Note
The records of the Associated American Artists measure 55 linear feet and date from circa 1934 through 1981. They document the organization's work producing and selling limited-edition prints by American artists. The records contain voluminous files on artists; dealers, galleries, and museums; and clients. Also found is business correspondence, financial records, sales and exhibition catalogs, thirteen dismantled scrapbooks, and posters.
The dates of the records include the portion that was loaned to the Archives in 1965-1966 and microfilmed on reels D254-D256.
Language
English
Provenance
Records described in this finding aid were donated by the organization in the late 1970s through 1988. Related Associated American Artists' records were loaned to the Archives by Sylvan Cole and Adolf Dehn in 1965-1966 and microfilmed on reels D254-D256. Photocopies of correspondence between Grant Wood, Reeves Lewnthal, and Maurice Liederman of AAA were given to the Archives in 1974 by Mrs. Allan Kine and microfilmed on Reel 3176 and discarded.
Related Material
Related Associated American Artists' records loaned to the Archives and microfilmed on reels D254-D256 are available for interlibrary loan. Photocopies of correspondence between Grant Wood, Reeves Lewnthal, and Maurice Liederman of AAA were microfilmed on Reel 3176 and discarded.
Processing Information
The collection was processed by volunteers between 2003-2005.