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Records of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve, 1975-1981

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Fine Arts Program


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: Letters and interoffice memoranda from Mary Anne Goley, Director, and others, to donors, artists, and others, including lists of works exhibited and artist biographies; exhibition catalogs from the Fine Arts Program's permanent collection; catalogs of loan exhibitions hosted by the Program; and a draft of a public relations brochure. Also included are 4 cassettes of an interview of Walter Hopps conducted by Goley for the Fine Arts Program's exhibition "6 L.A. Sculptors," 1980, and a partial transcript of the interview published in the catalog for the exhibition.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art program; Washington, D.C. Established in 1975 as exhibition space for American and European paintings given or loaned to the Federal Reserve Bank. The art program operates under the auspices of a chairman aided by a Volunteer Advisory Panel which has included J. Carter Brown, Douglas Dillon, Mary Lasker, and Dr. Joshua Taylor.


Donated by The Fine Arts Program, Federal Reserve Board through Mary Ann Goley, director, 1980-1982.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Federal Reserve System Gallery, Washington, D.C.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Letters and interoffice memoranda are photocopies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Records of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve, 1975-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.