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Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1904-1975

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1904-1975

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

Collection Information

Size: 21 microfilm reels.

Summary: Exhibition files and records of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Exhibition files contain correspondence, publicity, announcements, catalogs, price lists, press releases, photographs and miscellany.

REEL 1909: Records, 1950-1972, including correspondence, reports, and memoranda regarding the Exhibition Committee, 1950-1954, and the Art Rental Gallery, 1971-1972; and newspaper clippings relating to the controversy over the Art Rental Program.

REELS 1916, 1921-1925: 201 exhibition files, 1904-1955. [Exhibition files for the year 1950 are on reel 1916.]

REELS 2001-2003 & 2058-2060: 69 exhibition files, 1956-1964.

REELS 2693-2700: 156 exhibition files, 1965-1975.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art museum; Dallas, Tex.

Provenance

Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Material on reel 1909 donated 1980 by Mrs. Betty Marcus, President of DMFA, 1970; remainder lent for microfilming 1980-1981 by the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

Location of Originals

  • All but reel 1909: Originals in: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1909, 1916, 1921-1925, 2001-2003, 2058-2060 & 2693-2700 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. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1904-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.