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Norma Broude and Mary Garrard papers, 1970-2000

Broude, Norma, 1941-

Educator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 4 Linear feet

Summary: Papers compiled by Norma Broude, Mary Garrard, and Broude and Garrard together relating to the feminist art movement, especially the history of the Women's Caucus for Art (WCA). Files include a dossier formed by the Ad Hoc Committee of Women Artists (1972), reports, correspondence, meeting files, founding documents, surveys, committee records, conference records, newsletters, and subject files concerning "Slides of Works by Women Artists: A Sourcebook," 1974, by Garrard. Also included are subject files pertaining to various women's groups and organizations including the Washington Women's Art Center, Federation of Organizations for Professional Women, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Feminist Art Institute.

Biographical/Historical Note

Norma Broude (1941- ) and Mary Garrard (1937- ) are art historians and educators in Washington, D.C. Broud and Garrard were members of the WCA (Gerrard was president from 1974-1976) which came into existence after a College Art Association meeting in San Francisco, California,1972.


Donated 2016 by Norma Broude and Mary Garrard.

Related Materials

Manuscript of Norma Broude, 1964, is also located at Columbia University's Avery Classics Collection.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Norma Broude and Mary Garrard papers, 1970-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.