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National Association of Women Artists records, 1926-1971

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 4 series.

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Series 1: Administrative and Membership Records , 1947-1970
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Administrative and membership records include general administrative writings and notes; board meeting notes; a copy of NAWA's constitution and by-laws; exhibitor mailing lists; and membership forms from 1963 to 1964. Notable artists whose membership forms are in this series include Clare Ferriter, Elizabeth P. Korn, Annie Lenney, Aimee Schweig, and Rawley Silver.
Series is arranged alphabetically.
Description Container Select
Administrative Writings and Notes, undated
1
1
Board Meeting Notes, 1956-1957
1
2
Constitution and By-Laws, 1970
1
3
Exhibitor Mailing Lists, 1947-ca. 1967
1
4
Membership Forms (A-Co), 1963-1964
1
5
Membership Forms (Cr-Ha), 1963-1964
1
6
Membership Forms (He-Le), 1963-1964
1
7
Membership Forms (Lu-N), 1963-1964
1
8
Membership Forms (O-Rot), 1963-1964
1
9
Membership Forms (Row-S), 1963-1964
1
10
Membership Forms (Wa-Wu), 1963-1964
1
11

Series 2: Exhibition Records , 1926-1971
0.7 Linear feet
Box 1

Files regarding NAWA's exhibitions date from 1926 to 1971 and are not complete. Files may include artist and price lists, catalogs, correspondence, itineraries, and 2 photographs. Exhibitions include NAWA's Annual Exhibition, and regular traveling shows of watercolors and graphics. Notable people and institutions in the correspondence includes Mildred Baker, Vernon Bobbitt, the Butler Institute of American Art, Sylvester Jerry, Grace Morley, the Museum of New Mexico, the Newark Museum, and the Texas Fine Arts Association.
Series is arranged alphabetically.
Description Container Select
Artists and Price Lists, ca. 1956-1971
1
12
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1926-1931
1
13
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1932-1936
1
14
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1937-1938
1
15
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1939-1941
1
16
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1942-1943
1
17
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1944-1945
1
18
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1947
1
19
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1948-1949
1
20
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1950-1951
1
21
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1952-1953
1
22
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1954-1955
1
23
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1956-1957
1
24
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1958-1959
1
25
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1960
1
26
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1961-1962
1
27
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1963-1964
1
28
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1965-1966
1
29
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1967-1968
1
30
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1969-1970
1
31
Annual Exhibition Catalogs, 1971
1
32
"D" and "E" and "F" Traveling Watercolor Exhibitions, Correspondence, 1954-1957
1
33
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, ca. 1960s
1
34
Exhibition Itineraries, ca. 1946-ca. 1969
1
35
"G" Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1957-1960
1
36
General/Unspecified Exhibition Correspondence, 1951-ca. 1971
1
37
Photographs, ca. 1962
1
38
Traveling Graphics Exhibition, Correspondence, 1962-1967
1
39
Traveling Graphics Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967
1
40
Traveling Graphics Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967-1969
1
41
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, ca. 1950-1957
1
42
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1957-1958
1
43
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1958
1
44
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1958-1965
1
45
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1965
1
46
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1965-1966
1
47
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1966-1967
1
48
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967
1
49
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967
1
50
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967
1
51
Traveling Watercolor Exhibition, Correspondence, 1967-1968
1
52

Series 4: Scrapbooks , 1951-1963
0.3 Linear feet
BVs 2-4

Three mixed media scrapbooks date from 1951 to 1963 and include clippings, photographs, exhibition catalogs from NAWA and other institutions. Many clippings have broken off of their original placing in the scrapbooks.
Series is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook, 1951-1957
BV 2
Scrapbook, 1957-1961
BV 3
Scrapbook, 1961-1963
BV 4

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