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John Taylor Arms papers, 1910-1952

Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953

Etcher, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 4 Linear feet, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Two volumes of consignment records of prints; sketchbooks and drawings of French architecture; writings, including a notebook on printmaking made while studying with Bolton Brown; a notebook of engineering drawings for Princeton; a scrapbook; minutes of Art Association Representatives, New York World's Fair; Artists for Victory minutes and scrapbook; National Academy of Design catalogs, 1948-1952; Society of American Etchers catalogs, 1950-1952; writings; and scrapbooks, 1932-1937.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker; Fairfield, Ct. and Washington, D.C. Served as president of the Society of American Etchers. Studied architecture before turning to etching and printmaking.


Lent for microfilming 1986 by Bryn Mawr College.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Bryn Mawr College Library, Special Collections.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3756-3757 available at Archives of American Art offices, Bryn Mawr College Library, the Free Library of Philadelphia, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

John Taylor Arms papers, 1910-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.