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National Academy of Design records, 1817-2012

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Series 2: Director Files , 1942-1990
0.5 Linear feet
Box 11

Director files include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and printed material relating to National Academy of Design chief administrators Vernon Porter (1950-1966), Earl Tyler (1966-1967), Alice Melrose (1967-1977), and John H. Dobkin (1978-1990). Correspondence is with council officers and others addressing routine administration, school affairs, exhibitions, election of honorary members, bills and accounting, and other daily business. Files for Porter comprise the bulk of the series and a few are arranged by subject, including one concerning the publication of a book by then president, Eliot Clark, on the history of the Academy.
Description Container Select
Vernon Porter
Correspondence, 1950-1963
11
4-6
History of the National Academy of Design, 1952-1967
11
7
Guggenheim Museum Lease, 1961-1970
11
8
National Sculpture Society, 1959-1963
11
9
School Dedication, 1959
11
10
Earl Tyler, 1966-1968
11
11
Alice Melrose, 1942-1977
11
12
John Dobkin, Staff Meeting Minutes, 1986-1989
11
13
John Dobkin, Resignation, 1989-1990
11
14

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