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Margaret Brown Gallery records, 1921-1958

Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.)

Collection Information

Size: 9.3 Linear feet

Summary: The records of Boston art gallery and framing shop Margaret Brown Gallery measure 9.3 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1958. The collection comprises correspondence with artists, customers, museums and galleries, and Brown's personal correspondence with her son Rodney and friends; artist files containing correspondence, and to a lesser extent, printed materials, price lists, and letters with potential buyers; gallery records containing administrative and financial files; printed materials that include programs for events in which the gallery participated; and photographic materials including photos of works of art and a few artists, and Brown's personal photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Margaret Brown Gallery (est. 1945) was an art gallery and frame shop in Boston, M.A.


The Margaret Brown Gallery records were donated in 1972 by Harold W. Palmer, a shop assistant at the gallery.

Language Note

English .


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.