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Chester County Art Association records, 1912-1942

Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence regarding exhibitions, lectures, and art classes; business records containing a constitution, by-laws, minutes, and lists of officers and members; printed matter including exhibition checklists and exhibition catalogs, most written by Christian Brinton.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art association; West Chester, Pa. Established 1931 by Christian Brinton and others. Brinton was the first president.


Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Lent by Chester County Historical Society.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Chester County Art Association.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4020 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the Chester County Historical Society.

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

Chester County Art Association records, 1912-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.