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Athena Art Society records, 1903-1972

Athena Art Society (Toledo, Oh.)


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 12 volumes on 1 microfilm reel

Summary: The microfilmed Athena Art Society records consist of 10 record books containing meeting minutes, lists of members, treasurer's reports, clippings, announcements, programs, letters, and obituaries. Also included are 2 scrapbooks (1927-1972) containing clippings, photographs of members, exhibition catalogs, programs, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Athena Art Society (est. 1903), once known as the Society of Toledo Women Artists, is one of the oldest continuous women's art organizations in the country. The organization was instrumental in the founding of the Toledo Museum of Art.


Lent for microfilming 1974 by the Athena Art Society.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Toledo Public Library after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 793 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

Athena Art Society records, 1903-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.