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Polly Thayer (Starr) papers, 1846-2008, bulk 1921-2008

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Series 8: Exhibition Files , 1928-2006
1.9 Linear feet
Box 11-13

This series holds exhibition catalogs, reviews, clippings, notes, letters of congratulations, and other items related to Polly Thayer's solo exhibitions as well as group shows. Noteworthy exhibitions include "Polly Thayer Starr: Fauna and Some Flora" (1996), which includes a visitor's book and a notebook, and "A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940" (2001).
The exhibitions are arranged chronologically.
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Catalogue of the 123rd Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1928), 1928
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Boston Art Club, "Exhibition of Work of American Women Painters" (1928-1929), 1929
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National Academy of Design Exhibition Group Show (1929), 1929
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National Academy of Design Winter Exhibition Group Show (1929), 1929
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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The 125th Annual Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture (1930), 1930
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Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts Group Show (1930), 1930
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Horticultural Hall, Boston Tercentenary Fine Arts and Crafts Exhibition (1930), 1930
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Doll & Richards Gallery, "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Ethel R. Thayer" (1930-1931), 1931
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Boston City Club Solo Exhibition (1931), 1931
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Jordan Marsh Company Art Gallery, An Exhibition of Paintings by Contemporary Artists of New England (1931), 1931
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Ogunquit Art Center, XI Annual Exhibition Paintings and Etchings (1931), 1931
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Addison Gallery of American Art Group Show (1931), 1931
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Wildenstein Gallery, "Exhibition of Portraits by Ethel Thayer" (1932), 1932
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Guild of Boston Artists, "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Ethel R. Thayer" (1932), 1932
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American-Anderson Galleries, "American Portraits by American Artists" (1932), 1932
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Boston Art Club, "Women Artists of New England" (1933), 1933
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Catalogue of the 128th Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1933), 1933
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National Academy of Design 108th Annual Exhibition (1933) , 1933
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Catalogue of the 129th Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1934), 1934
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National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors 44th Annual Exhibition (1935), 1935
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Catalogue of the 130th Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1935), 1935
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Doll & Richards Gallery Solo Exhibition (1935), 1935
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Jordan Marsh Company Art Gallery, 6th Annual Exhibition of Paintings (1935), 1935
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Philadelphia Art Alliance Solo Exhibition (1936), 1936
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Harrisburg Art Association Solo Exhibition (1936), 1936
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Grace Horne Galleries Solo Exhibition (1938), 1938
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Institute of Modern Art, Contemporary New England Oil Paintings (1939), 1939
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Grace Horne Galleries, Exhibition of Polly Thayer and Susumu Hirota (1940), 1940
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Contemporary Arts, "Tenth Annual Pre-Season Exhibition" (1940), 1940
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Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, "Contemporary American Painting" (1940), 1940
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Institute of Modern Art, Paintings by Fifty Oncoming Americans (1941), 1941
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Denver Art Museum, "47th Annual Exhibition" (1941), 1941
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Contemporary Arts, "Polly Thayer: The 1941 Burton Emmett Memorial Exhibition" (1941), 1941
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Catalogue of the 137th Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture (1942), 1942
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Contemporary Arts Group Show, "Favorite Paintings" (1942), 1942
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Contemporary Arts, Mid-Season Retrospection (1942), 1942
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Springfield Museum of Fine Arts Group Show (1942), 1942
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Boston Institute of Modern Art Group Show (1942), 1942
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Springfield Art League 25th Annual Members Exhibition (1943), 1943
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Vose Galleries Solo Exhibition (1950), 1950
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Boston Society of Independent Artists 21st Annual Exhibition (1954), 1954
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Childs Gallery, Paintings by Polly Thayer Starr with Sculpture by Mary Elizabeth Sears (1955), 1955
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Boston Arts Festival Group Show (1955), 1955
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Boston Society of Independent Artists 22nd Annual Exhibition (1956), 1956
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Sessler Gallery, "Exhibition of Paintings by Polly Thayer" (1956), 1956
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Friends Neighborhood Guild, "Quaker Artists of America" (1957), 1957
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Lambert Collection: Three Hundred Pictures Purchased in Half a Century (1961), 1961
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Childs Gallery, "Paintings by Polly Thayer Starr" (1963), 1963
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Pietrantonio Gallery, "Paintings and Drawings by Polly Thayer" (1964), 1964
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Cosmopolitan Club Solo Exhibition of Art from Pietrantonio Gallery (1964), 1964
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Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, "American Drawing Annual XXI" (1965), 1965
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Chilton Club Solo Exhibition (1965), 1965
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Boston Public Library, "The Boston Scene: An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Polly Thayer" (1969), 1969
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Boston Museum of Fine Arts, "Special Exhibition of M.F.A. School Centennial" (1977), 1976-1977
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Copley Society of Boston, "A Centennial Exhibition" (1980), 1980
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Copley Society of Boston, "Work by Polly Thayer Starr" (1981), 1981-1982
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Alfred J. Walker Fine Art, "Women in Art: An American Tradition, 1880-1986" (1987), 1987
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Boston Athenaeum Members' Exhibition (1987), 1987
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St. Botolph Club, "All in the Family: Exhibition of Art by Spouses of Club Members" (1990), 1990
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Copley Society of Boston, "A Collection of Little Masters" (1992), 1992
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Copley Society of Boston, "Paintings and Works on Paper by Polly Thayer Starr" (1994), 1994
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Art Complex Museum, "Living by the Brush: Portraits by Women Artists" (1995), 1994-1995
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Cambridge Friends Meeting House, "An Exhibition of Paintings by Polly Thayer Starr" (1995), 1995
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Cambridge Friends Meeting House, "An Exhibition of Paintings by Polly Thayer Starr" (1995), 1995
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The French Library, Effective Light: Contemporary Artists Explore Light (1995), 1995
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Copley Society of Boston, "Copley Women Artists 1996" (1996), 1995-1996
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Cambridge Friends Center, "Polly Thayer Starr: Fauna and Some Flora" (1996), 1996
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Cambridge Friends Center, "Polly Thayer Starr: Fauna and Some Flora" Visitors Book (1996), 1996
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Cambridge Friends Center, "Polly Thayer Starr: Fauna and Some Flora" Notebook (1996), 1996
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Copley Society of Boston, "Polly Thayer Starr: Drawings" (1996), 1996-1997
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Latrelle Brewster, "Insect Pollinators: Sketches and Drawings by Polly Thayer Starr" (1997), 1996-1997
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Brookhaven Solo Exhibition, "Polly Thayer Starr" (1997), 1997
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Vose Galleries, "Mary Bradish Titcomb and Her Contemporaries: The Artists of Fenway Studios" (1998), 1998
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Copley Society of Boston, "3 Masters: Nat Burwash, Kahlil Gibran, Polly Thayer Starr" (1999), 1999
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Copley Society of Boston, "Perspectives in Portraiture" (1999), 1999
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Copley Society of Boston, "Women Artists in the Back Bay" (2000), 2000
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Copley Society of Boston, "Patrons' Choice" (2001), 2000-2001
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Boston Museum of Fine Arts, "A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940" (2001), 2001-2002
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Boston Museum of Fine Arts, "A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940" (2001), 2001-2002
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Vose Galleries, "Poetry of Hand & Spirit: Paintings and Drawings by Polly Thayer (Starr)" (2001), 2001
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Guild of Boston Artists, "A Woman's Perspective: Founding and Early Women Members of the Guild of Boston Artists, 1914-1945" (2001), 2001-2002
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Harvard Club of Boston, "Copley Masters Show" (2001), 2001
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Vose Contemporary, "Cats & Other Creatures" (2001), 2001
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Brookhaven, "'Resident Owned' Art Exhibit" (2001), 2001
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New Britain Museum of American Art, "The Body Revealed: Two Hundred Years of the American Nude" (2002), 2002
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Hingham Public Library, "The Work of Polly Thayer Starr" (2002), 2002
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Bruce Museum of Arts and Sciences, "The Great American Nude" (2002), 2002
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Vose Galleries, "The Work of Polly Thayer Starr" (2002), 2002
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St. Botolph Club and Vose Galleries, "Carved from Darkness, Carved from Light: Works by Polly Thayer Starr" (2003), 2003
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Vose Contemporary, "Realism Now: Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Proteges" (2004), 2004
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Vose Galleries, "Centennial Exhibition: Polly Thayer (Starr)" (2004), 2004-2005
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Brookhaven, "'Resident Owned' Art Exhibit" (2005), 2005
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Boston Center for the Arts, "9th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show" (2005), 2005
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Brookhaven, "The Passing Show" (2006), 2006
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Vose Galleries, The New England Watercolor Tradition 1920-1950 (2006), 2006
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Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.