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Museum of Craft and Folk Art records, circa 1970-2012

Museum of Craft and Folk Art records, circa 1970-2012

Museum of Craft and Folk Art

Collection Information

Size: 29.9 linear feet

Summary: The Museum of Craft and Folk Art records measure 29.9 linear feet and date from 1970 to 2012. The museum was established in 1982 in San Francisco, California and exhibited local and national craft and folk art collections until it closed in 2012. The collection includes administration records, extensive exhibition files, artists' files, museum publications, printed material, video recordings, born digital items, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Museum of Craft and Folk Art (established 1982; closed 2012) was established in San Francisco, California by painter and sculptor Gertrud Parker in 1982.

Provenance

The Museum of Craft and Folk Art records were donated by Jennifer McCabe, former executive director of the museum, in 2014.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Museum of Craft and Folk Art records, circa 1970-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.