Size: 5 Microfilm reels, 28 volumes on 5 microfilm reels
Summary: The microfilmed John Taylor Arms diaries consist of 28 volumes of diaries and a "book of jobs," a book listing commissions.
John Taylor Arms (1887-1953) was a printmaker and etcher. Born in Washington, DC, Arms first attended Princeton University to study law, before transferring to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study architecture. His work often depicts medieval churches, gargoyles, and New York City architecture. Arms was involved with several art and printmaking societies. He was a member of the National Academy of Design and also served as the president of the American Society of Graphic Artists.
Lent for microfilming 1971 by Henry Arms, son of John Taylor Arms.
The Archives of American Art also holds the microfilmed John Taylor Arms papers, 1910-1952. Bryn Mawr College Special Collections holds the John Taylor Arms papers 1914 1952.