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Fort Worth Art Museum records, 1904-1975

Fort Worth Art Museum records, 1904-1975

Fort Worth Art Museum

Collection Information

Size: 24 microfilm reels.

Summary: Financial records and registrar files of the Fort Worth Art Association and the Fort Worth Art Museum.

REELS 1653, 1765-1766, 2094-2095, 2151 & 2353: Financial records including loan agreements, invoices, appraisals, bills, insurance forms, price lists and correspondence; and a file concerning the dating of Thomas Eakins "The Swimming Hole."

REELS 1649-1652, 1767-1771, 2152 & 2351: Registrar files including information sheets, correspondence, photographs, condition reports, clippings and printed material for each work of art acquired by the museum.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art museum; Fort Worth, Tex.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming by the Fort Worth Art Museum, 1979-1981, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Fort Worth Art Museum Fort Worth, Texas.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1649-1652 and 1767-1771 available for use at Archives of American offices and through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reels 2096-2100, 2152, and 2351 available through interlibrary loan.

microfilm reels 1653, 1765-1766, 2094-2095, 2151, and 2352 are access restricted and unavailable through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy. Reels 1653, 1765-66, 2094-95, 2151 and 2352 (financial records): ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.

How to Cite This Collection

Fort Worth Art Museum records, 1904-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.