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Scott & Fowles artists' files and scrapbook, 1904-1946

Scott & Fowles artists' files and scrapbook, 1904-1946

Scott & Fowles (Firm)

Collection Information

Size: 2.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Artists files and scrapbook.

UNMICROFILMED: Three hundred fifty-five artists files containing reproductions of works of art, letters, notes, and printed material.

REEL D8: Scrapbook containing gallery literature and newspaper clippings relating to Scott & Fowles.

Biographical/Historical Note

Commercial art gallery; New York, N.Y. Now defunct. Originally established around 1905. Closed ca. 1943.

Provenance

Artists files donated to Cincinnati Art Museum in 1980 by Mathilda Boelscher, a former employee of Scott and Fowles. Cincinnati Art Museum donated the files to AAA in 1981, through Pat Rutledge, librarian at the museum. Some files were removed by a curator at the Taft Museum, Cincinnati, before being received by AAA. Material on reel D8 lent for filming 1956 by Wildenstein & Co.

Location of Originals

  • Reel D8: Originals returned to lender, Wildenstein & Co., after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel D8 available at Archives of American Art offices.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Scott & Fowles artists' files and scrapbook, 1904-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.