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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records, 1919-1983

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records, 1919-1983

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Collection Information

Size: Loan: 25,000 items

Gift: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: Administrative records, correspondence and exhibition files, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded 1919 as the Broadmoor Art Academy by Mr. And Mrs. Spencer Penrose. The Academy became affiliated with Colorado College in 1926 and was reincorporated as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in 1936.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1984-1985, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Unmicrofilmed material was donated 1984 by Fred Bartlett, former director of the Center.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3215-3234, 3295-3297, and 3459-3461 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center records, 1919-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.