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A Finding Aid to the National Society of Mural Painters records, 1895-2007

National Society of Mural Painters records, 1895-2007

National Society of Mural Painters (New York, N.Y.)

Collection Information

Size: 13.1 linear feet

Summary: The records of the National Society of Mural Painters measure 13.1 linear feet and date from 1895 to circa 2007. The activities of the society are documented through administrative files, membership files, correspondence, committee files, exhibition and competition files, artist files, financial and legal records, printed material, a scrapbook, and photographic materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

The National Society of Mural Painters (established 1895) is an art society in New York, New York. Originally called Mural Painters, the name changed to National Society of Mural Painters in 1936.

Provenance

The records of the National Society of Mural Painters were donated to the Archives of American Art by the society in 1965-1966. A later group of records was donated by the National Society of Mural Painters via president Jeff Greene in 2009.

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Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care and Preservation Fund.