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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Print Council of America records, 1951-2016

Print Council of America records, 1951-2016

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Series 1: Administrative Files, 1955-2016
9.2 linear feet
Boxes 1-7, 24-29, OV 29

Administrative files detail the council's daily and annual activities, the maintenance of their membership files, and the activities of the board of directors, trustees, and committees. Digital photographs of annual meetings are also included.
This series is arranged as five subseries.
1.1: General, 1955-2016
1.2: Annual Meetings, 1955-2016
1.3: Memberships, 1955-2016
1.4: Board of Directors and Trustees, 1955-2016
1.5: Committees, 1956-2016
1.1:General, 1955-2016
General files include founding documents and written histories of the council, advertising with dealers and galleries, a Distinguished Service Citation award from the United States Information Agency, original and amended by-laws, insurance and lease information, policies and procedures, a 60th anniversary "PCA" logo design, and a photograph of Lessing J. Rosenwald.
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Founding, Legal Matters, 1956-1957
1
1
Founding, Organizing Procedures, 1956-1957
1
2
History, "The Beginnings of the PCA" by Carl Zigrosser, 1972
1
3
History, Copies of PCA Documents Compiled by Stephen Hitchings, circa 1999
1
4
History, Lists of Meeting Locations and Officers by Year, 2004-2016
1
5
History, Memo Regarding the Closing of New York Office, 1973
1
6
History, Notes and Faxed Copies of Council Documents , 2001
1
7
Advertising with Dealers and Galleries, Correspondence and Clippings , 1957-1958
1
8
Advertising with Dealers and Galleries, Correspondence and Clippings , 1958-1959
1
9
Advertising, Responses to Ads in
Saturday Review
and
Harper's Magazine
, 1959
1
10
Advertising, Responses of Ads in
The Atlantic Monthly
, 1958-1959
1
11
Advertising, Ysobel Sandler Advertising, Inc., Correspondence and Invoices , 1957-1959
1
12
Award, Distinguished Service Citation from United States Information Agency , 1965
1
13
By-Laws, Original and Revisions , 1956-2014
1
14
By-Laws, Amended , 2004
1
15
Certificates of Incorporation , 1955-1995
1
16
Form Letters , circa 1957
1
17
Guidelines for Print Loans , 1971-1974
1
18
Insurance, Frenkel and Co., Inc. , 1957-1969
1
19
Lease, Hildred Management Corporation , 1969-1972
1
20
Lease, Weylin Management Company , 1957-1969
1
21
Letterhead Sample , circa 1990
1
22
Photograph, Lessing J. Rosenwald , 1959
1
23
Policies , 2014
1
24
Card File, Press Contacts - TV and Radio , 1960s
23
"PCA" Logo for 60th Anniversary by Andrew Raftery , 2016
OV 29
1.2:Annual Meetings, 1956-2016
This subseries contains meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, reports, financial information, photographs of select meetings, and other documents for annual meetings of council members. Separate minutes can be found for board of directors, trustee, business meetings, and some committee meetings within a file. Files for papers and talk sessions, travel grant awards, treasurer reports, and digital photographs contained on one hard drive of select meetings are also in this subseries. Meeting were typically held in spring, but in the 1990s a "mid-winter," sometimes referred to as a "fall" or "directors" meeting, was added.
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1956-1957 Meetings, Minutes and Correspondence, 1956-1957
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25
1958 Meeting, Minutes and Activities Planned for 1957-1961, 1958
1
26
1958 Meeting, Correspondence , 1957-1958
1
27
1959 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1958-1959
1
28
1960 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1960
2
1
1961 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1961
2
2
1962 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1962
2
3
1963 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1963
2
4
1964 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1963-1964
2
5
1965 Meeting, Minutes , 1965
2
6
1965 Meeting, Correspondence , 1965
2
7
1966 Meeting, Minutes , 1966
2
8
1966 Meeting, Correspondence , 1965-1966
2
9
1967 Meeting, Minutes , 1967
2
10
1967 Meeting, Correspondence , 1966-1967
2
11
1968 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1968
2
12-13
1969 Meeting, Minutes , 1969
2
14
1969 Meeting, Correspondence , 1968-1969
2
15-16
1970 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1969-1970
2
17
1970 Meeting, Attendance , 1970
2
18
1970 Meeting, Memos from Theodore Gusten , 1969-1970
2
19
1970 Meeting, Nominating Committee , 1969-1970
2
20
1970 Meeting, Nominations for President and Vice President , 1970
2
21
1971 Meeting, Minutes , 1971
2
22
1971 Meeting, Correspondence , 1971
3
1-2
1971 Meeting, Memos to Board of Directors , 1971
3
3
1972 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1971-1972
3
4-5
1973 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1972-1973
3
6
1973 Meeting, Retirement Dinner for Theodore Gusten , 1973
3
7
1973 Additional Meeting, Viewing of Exhibition of Early Italian Prints at National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1973
3
8
1974 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1974
3
9
1975 Meeting, Minutes and Handouts , 1975
3
10
1976 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1975-1976
3
11
1977 Meeting and Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1977
3
12-13
1978 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1977-1979
3
14
1979 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1976-1979
3
15
1979 Meeting, Schedule and Correspondence , 1979-1980
3
16
1980-1992 Meetings, Minutes and Correspondence , 1980-1992
3
17
1980-1997, Agendas and Reports , 1980-1997
3
18-19
1980 Mid-Winter Meeting, Activities and Projects , 1976-1981
3
20
1980 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1980
3
21
1981 Meeting, Mid-Winter, and Directors' Meetings, Minutes and Correspondence , 1981-1982
3
22
1982 Meeting and Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 1982
3
23
1983 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1983
3
24
1983 Meeting, "William Ivins, Fog-Dispeller," Transcript of Talk by Sinclair Hitchings and Correspondence , 1983-1999
3
25
1984 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1984
3
26
1984 Meeting, Photographs with Correspondence , 1984
Black and white photographs are labeled on back with names of people pictured.
3
27
1985 Meeting and Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1984-1985
3
28
1986 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1985-1986
3
29
1987 Meeting and Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Schedule , 1986-1987
3
30
1988 Meeting, Correspondence , 1986-1988
4
1
1989 Meeting, Agenda and Correspondence , 1988-1989
4
2
1992 Meeting, Correspondence , 1992
4
3
1993-1997 Meetings, Minutes and Correspondence , 1993-1997
4
4
1993 Meeting, Agenda and Correspondence , 1992-1993
4
5
1993 Mid-Winter Meeting, Correspondence , 1993-1994
4
6
1993 Mid-Winter Meeting, New Members , 1993
4
7
1994 Meeting, Agenda and Correspondence , 1993-1994
4
8
1994 Meeting, New Members , 1994-1995
4
9
1994 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1993-1994
4
10
1995 Meeting, Agenda and Correspondence , 1995
4
11
1995 Meeting, Correspondence re: Referendum on Civil Rights in Ohio , 1992-1995
4
12
1995 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1995
4
13
1996 Meeting, Minutes and Correspondence , 1994-1996
4
14
1996 Mid-Winter Meeting, Agenda and Correspondence , 1996
4
15
1997 Meeting, Minutes and Reports , 1996-1997
4
16
1997 Meeting, Treasurer Report and Correspondence , 1995-1997
4
17
1997 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 1997
4
18
1998 Meeting, Minutes and Reports , 1998
4
19
1998 Mid-Winter Meeting, Agenda and Report , 1998
4
20
1999 Meeting, Minutes and Agendas, 1999
4
21
1999 Meeting, Schedule , 1999
4
22
1999 Meeting, Mailings re: Schedule and Nominations , 1999
4
23
2000 Meeting, Minutes , 2000
4
24
2000 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2000
4
25
2000 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2000
4
26
2001 Meeting, Minutes , 2001
4
27
2001 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2001
4
28
2001 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2001
4
29
2002 Meeting, Minutes , 2002
4
30
2002 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2002
4
31
2002 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2002
4
32
2003 Meeting, Minutes , 2003 Meeting, Minutes
4
33
2003 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2003
4
34
2003 Meeting, Reports and Correspondence , 2003
4
35
2003 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2003
4
36
2003 Mid-Winter Meeting, Report and Schedule , 2003
4
37
2004 Meeting, Minutes , 2004
4
38
2004 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2004
4
39
2004 Meeting, Registration Packet , 2004
4
40
2004 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes and Agenda , 2004
4
41
2005 Meeting, Minutes , 2005
4
42
2005 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2005
4
43
2005 Meeting, Registration Packet, 2005
4
44
2005 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2005
4
45
2006 Meeting, Minutes , 2006
4
46
2006 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2006
4
47
2006 Meeting, Registration Packet , 2006
4
48
2006 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2006
4
49
2007 Meeting, Minutes , 2007
4
50
2007 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2007
4
51
2007 Meeting, Registration Packet and Correspondence , 2007
4
52
2007 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2007
4
53
2008 Meeting, Minutes , 2008
4
54
2008 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2008
4
55
2008 Meeting, Registration Packet and Correspondence , 2008
4
56
2008 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2008
4
57
2009 Meeting, Minutes , 2009
4
58
2009 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2009
4
59
2009 Meeting, Registration Packet and Correspondence , 2009
4
60
2009 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2009
4
61
2010 Meeting, Minutes , 2010
4
62
2010 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2010
4
63
2010 Meeting, Registration Packet and List of Attendees , 2010
4
64
2010 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2010
4
65
2011 Meeting, Minutes , 2011
4
66
2011 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2011
4
67
2011 Meeting, Registration Packet and Report by Timothy Riggs , 2011
4
68
2011 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2011
4
69
2012 Meeting, Minutes , 2012
4
70
2012 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2012
4
71
2012 Meeting, Registration Packet and Report on Meeting , 2012
4
72
2012 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2012
4
73
2013 Meeting, Minutes , 2013
4
74
2013 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes, 2013
4
75
2013 Meeting, Registration Packet and "Highlights of Annual Meeting", 2013
4
76
2013 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2013
4
77
2014 Meeting, Minutes , 2014
4
78
2014 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2014
4
79
2014 Meeting, Registration Packet and "Highlights of the Annual Meeting", 2014
4
80
2014 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2014-2015
4
81
2015 Meeting, Minutes , 2015
4
82
2015 Meeting, Business Meeting Minutes , 2015
4
83
2015 Meeting, Registration Packet and "Highlights of the Annual Meeting", 2015-2016
4
84
2015 Mid-Winter Meeting, Minutes , 2015
4
85
General Correspondence , 1976-1981
5
1-2
Papers and Talk Sessions , 1993-2015
5
3
Photographs of Select Meetings , circa 1986-2016
Includes 1 hard drive.
5
4
Travel Grant Awards , 2011-2015
5
5
Treasurer Reports , 1997-2015
5
6
1.3:Memberships, 1957-2016
Membership files consist of biographical information, correspondence to members, nomination and enrollment records, and cancellations. Card files for foreign dealers and institutions, artists, and individuals were created and updated with membership status information. Two sets of unlabeled card files containing the names and addresses of individuals are also included.
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Biographical Information , circa 1977-1982
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7
Books Mailed to Members , 1958-1961
5
8
Cancellations as of January 1970, circa 1965-1971
5
9-10
Cancellations for 1971-1972, circa 1965-1972
5
11-12
Card File, Foreign Dealers and Institutions , circa 1960s
5
13
Card File, Unlabeled Set , circa 1960s
5
14
Card File, Unlabeled Set , circa 1960s
5
15
Deaths , 1979-2015
5
16
Correspondence, Rosenwald's "100 Letter" to Contributing Members and Council Directors , 1961-1963
5
17
Correspondence from Council to Members , 1957-1968
5
18-19
Correspondence from Council President to Members, Lessing J. Rosenwald , 1961
5
20
Correspondence from Council President to Members, Andrew Robinson , 1976
5
21
Correspondence from Council President to Members, Multiple Presidents , 1987-1997
5
22
Correspondence from Council President to Members, Nadine Orenstein , 2005-2009
5
23
Correspondence from Council President to Members, Martha Tedeschi , 2009-2013
5
24
Correspondence from Council President to Members, James Ganz , 2013-2016
5
25
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, A-C, 1971
5
26
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, C, 1972
5
27
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, D-H , 1971
6
1
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, D-H, 1972
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2
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, I-L, 1971
6
3
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, I-L, 1972
6
4
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, M-P, 1971
6
5
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, M-P, 1972
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6
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, R-T, 1971
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7
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, R-T, 1972
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8
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, U-Z, 1971
6
9
Enrollment, Individuals and Institutions, U-Z, 1972
6
10
New Members Lists , 2003-2015
6
11
New Members Emeritus List, 2015
6
12
Nominations, 1982
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13
Nominations , 1982-1990
6
14
Nominations , 1995
6
15
Nominations , 1996
6
16
Nominations, 1997
6
17
Nominations, 1998
6
18
Nominations, 1999
6
19
Nominations , 2000
6
20
Nominations , 2001-2002
6
21
Nominations , 2003
6
22
Nominations , 2004
6
23
Nomination Guidelines and Revisions , 1990-2016
6
24
Card File, Artists , 1960s
24
Card File, Artists, 1960s
25
Card File, Artists , 1960s
26
Card File, Individuals and Institutions , 1950s-1960s
27
Card File, Individuals and Institutions , 1960s-1970s
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1.4:Board of Directors and Trustees , 1956-2015
Correspondence, elections of board and trustee members by year, major printmaker nominations, member lists, and nominations are in this subseries.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence , 1956-1972
6
25-26
Correspondence, New Trustees , 1972
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1
Elections , 1994
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2
Elections , 1994-1995
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3
Elections , 1996
7
4
Elections, Officers , 1996
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5
Elections, 1998
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6
Elections , 1999
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7
Elections , 2000
7
8
Elections, 2001
7
9
Elections , 2002
7
10
Elections , 2003
7
11
Elections , 2004
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12
Elections , 2005
7
13
Elections , 2006
7
14
Elections , 2007
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15
Elections , 2008
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Elections , 2009
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17
Elections , 2010
7
18
Elections , 2011
7
19
Elections , 2012
7
20
Elections , 2012-2013
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21
Elections , 2014
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22
Elections , 2015
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23
Memos Regarding Activities , 1958-1968
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24
Lists of Directors , 1964-1971
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25
Major Printmaker Nominations , 1961
7
26
Member Lists , 1970-1990
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27-28
Nominations , 1971-1972
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29
1.5:Committees , 1956-2014
The council formed several committees including the Advisory Committee for Artists, Curatorial Restructuring Committee, Executive Committee, Governing, and Membership Committee. The files contain meeting minutes, and correspondence discussing by-laws, fees, and other committee activities.
DescriptionContainer
Advisory Committee for Artists , 1957-1966
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30
Advisory Committee for Dealers , 1956-1967
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31
Curatorial Restructuring Committee , 2008-2014
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32
Executive Committee, Correspondence , 1956-1971
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33
Executive Committee, October 13, 1969 - Meeting Minutes , 1969
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34
Executive Committee, December 3, 1969 - Meeting Minutes , 1969
7
35
Executive Committee, November 16, 1970 - Meeting Minutes , 1970
7
36
Governing Committee , 1967-1968
7
37
Membership Committee , 1956-1958
7
38

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.