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

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3.2: Galleries, Museums, and Venues , 1940-2006

Arranged here is Thayer's correspondence with museums, galleries, and arts venues which represented or exhibitedher artwork. Also found is correspondence with organizations that Thayer supported through her patronage. Multiple files are found for The Boston Athenaeum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Copley Society of Boston, Harvard Law School, and Vose Galleries.
This subseries is organized alphabetically by the title of the organization, then chronologically with each folder.
Description Container Select
Alfred J. Walker Fine Arts, 2000-2005
4
11
Art Complex Museum, 1995-2002
4
12
Boston Athenaeum, 1977-2002
4
13
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1950-2003
4
14
Boston Public Library, 1988-1992
4
15
Brigham Young University, 1974-1979
4
16
Brown University Library, 1973
4
17
Century Association, 2002
4
18
Channel 2 Auction, 1975-1995
4
19
Childs Gallery, 1965
4
20
Contemporary Arts Center, 1940-1945
4
21
Copley Society of Boston, 1957-1997
4
22
Copley Society of Boston, 1999-2006
4
23
DeCordova Museum, 1997-2002
4
24
Doll & Richards, Inc., 1958-1963
4
25
Fogg Art Museum, 1993-1998
4
26
Guild of Boston Artists, 1973-2006
4
27
Harvard Law School, 1985-1998
4
28
Harvard Law School, 1999-2004
4
29
Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1964
4
30
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1942-1980
4
31
Massachusetts College of Art, 2000
4
32
Mystic Seaport Museum, 1990-1996
4
33
New Britain Museum of American Art, 2000-2006
4
34
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997
4
35
Nichols House Museum, 1970-1987
4
36
Nichols House Museum, 2000-2005
4
37
Newport Art Museum, 2002
4
38
Peabody Essex Museum, 1993-2006
4
39
Peabody Museum, 1982
4
40
Schlesinger Library, 1999-2001
4
41
Skinner Auctioneers, 1991
4
42
Vose Galleries, 1947-2005
5
1
Miscellaneous Venues, 1996-2005
5
2

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