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Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969

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4.4: Transit Records , 1929-1972, undated

Transit records (6.5 linear feet) consist of receipts issued by the Downtown Gallery for outgoing consignments and artwork received and returned, and receipts issued to the Downtown Gallery. These records were not microfilmed because the more easily accessible correspondence duplicates most information about specific transactions, and the aggregate data presented in this subseries are thought to be of interest to a very limited number of researchers.
Outgoing consignment records include forms indicating the name of recipient, date sent and returned, artists, and titles, prices, and stock numbers of works consigned. The majority of consignments were loans to exhibitions that were available for purchase.
Consignment forms for each year are filed alphabetically by name of consignee, usually a museum, commercial gallery, or university.
Description Container Select
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Consignments, Outgoing, 1929-1945
75
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Consignments, Outgoing, 1946-1958
76
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Consignments, Outgoing, 1959-1972
77
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Shipping Receipts, undated, 1933, 1941, 1945-1969
78
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Artwork Received/Returned, 1935-1971
79
Receipts Issued by Downtown Gallery, Delivery Receipts, undated, 1960-1971
80
Receipts Issued to Downtown Gallery, Shipping Receipts, undated, 1930, 1940-1972
81
Receipts Issued to Downtown Gallery, Loan Receipts, undated, 1929-1972
81

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.