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Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984

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Series 4: American Art Expositions, Inc. , 1955-1968
1.4 Linear feet
Boxes 106-107

The large-scale New York City contemporary art exhibitions organized by Lee Nordness, Art:USA:58 and Art:USA:59, are illustrated in the correspondence, banking records, founding documents, newspaper clippings, paid bill receipts, photographs of artists, and sales invoices of the American Art Expositions, Inc. records.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries:
  • 4.1: Art:USA:58, 1957-1958
  • 4.2: Art:USA:59, 1957-1962
  • 4.3 Business Records, 1955-1968
4.1: Art:USA:58, 1957-1958
The bulk of the materials found here are clippings and printed materials related to Art:USA:58. Also found is an address book for galleries, some correspondence, and paid bill receipts.
Description Container
Address Book for Galleries, circa 1958
106
11
Clippings, 1957-1958
106
12-13
Paid Bills, 1957-1958
106
14-17
Paid Bills and Time Slips, 1957-1958
106
18
Printed Materials, 1958
107
1
4.2: Art:USA:59, 1957-1962
Art:USA:59 includes correspondence, publicity photographs of artists taken by photographer Fred Darrah, sales invoices, and a small clippings scrapbook.
Description Container
Clippings, 1959
107
2
Correspondence, 1957-1960
107
3-4
Craftsmen, 1959
107
5
Insurance, 1959
107
6
Photographs of Artists Taken by Fred Darrah, 1961-1962
107
7-9
Public Relations, 1959
107
10
Sales Invoices, 1959
107
11
Scrapbook, 1959
107
12
Tickets, 1959
107
13
4.3: Business Records, 1955-1968
Found are bank statements, founding documents, accounting index cards, meeting minutes, stock certificates, and tax records.
Description Container
Bank Statements, Chemical Bank, 1959-1964
107
14-16
Bank Statements, Morgan Guaranty Trust, 1960-1961
107
17
Deposit Receipts, 1959
107
18
Founding Documents and Meeting Minutes, 1958-1961
107
19
Index Cards, Artists and Employees, 1955-1958
107
20
Stock Certificates, circa 1958
107
21
Tax Records, 1962-1968
107
22

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