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Minutes of the New-York gallery of the fine arts records, 1844-1858

Minutes of the New-York gallery of the fine arts records, 1844-1858

New York Gallery of the Fine Arts

Collection Information

Size: 1 v. (on 1 microfilm reel).

Summary: Contains abbreviated record, 28 p., of the meetings of an association formed to purchase art collection of Luman Reed with intention of forming a permanent art museum, The New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. In 1858 the association was dissolved and the art collection transferred to the New York Historical Society. Also included are 4 additional loose pages of minutes, and a New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts Life Membership card for F.B. Elliot.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1981 by the National Academy of Design.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, the National Academy of Design, after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2209 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Minutes of the New-York gallery of the fine arts records, 1844-1858. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.