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2.2: Committee Files , 1938-1956

This subseries documents the activities of the Cultural Committee and the Exhibition Committee. Minutes for these two committees have been left with the Guild's other minutes in 2.1: Minutes and Membership, in order to retain their context as business records of the Guild as a whole.
Cultural committee files document the activities of the book comittee in addition to correspondence inlcluding letters from José DeCreeft, Chaim Gross, Paul Manship, and Maurice Sterne.
Exhibition committee files contain correspondence including a letter from David Smith, copyright records, notes, a guest book, photographs, and printed material concerning exhibitions with which the Sculptors Guild was involved. Outdoor exhibition photographs include four photographs of Helen Keller visiting an exhibition accompanied by William Zorach, and photographs of singer Dusolina Giannini, actress Aline MacMahon, and artists Mark Friedman, Hugo Robus, Concetta Scaravaglione, and Louis Slobodkin.
Miscellaneous exhibition files contain correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs and several unidentified sketches. Additionional records documenting Sculptors Guild exhibitions can be found in Series 4: Exhibition Files.
2.2.1: Cultural Committee Files, 1938-1941
Description Container
Book Committee, Correspondence, 1938-1941, undated
(Reel D262)
2
26
Book Committee, Notes and Writings, 1938, undated
(Reel D262)
2
27
Correspondence, 1939-1941
(Reel D262: 1027-1050)
2
28
Questionnaires, 1941
(Reel D262: 1051-1101)
2
29
2.2.2: Exhibition Committee Files, 1938-1956
Description Container
Copyright Records, 1939-1941
(Reel D264: 325-340)
2
30
Correspondence, 1940-1942
(Reel D262)
2
31
Correspondence and Notes, 1942
(Reel D262)
2
32
Exhibition Guest Book, 1942-1955
(Reel D264: 341-393)
2
33
National Art Week, 1939-1941
(Reel D262: 1250-1305)
2
34
Outdoor Exhibition
Correspondence and Notes, 1941
(Reel D263: 890-941)
2
35
Correspondence Regarding Loans, 1942
(Reel D263)
2
36
General Records, 1938-1941
(Reel D263)
2
37
Publicity, 1939-1944
(Reel D263)
2
38
Photographs, 1938-1941, undated
(Reel D263)
2
39
Traveling Exhibition
Artist Biographical Accounts, 1940-1941
(Reel D263: 714-742)
2
40-43
Committee Minutes and Notes, 1939-1941
(Reel D263)
2
44
Correspondence and Notes, 1939-1944
(Reel D263)
3
1-2
Correspondence, Carnegie Corporation, 1939-1940
(Reel D263: 692-713)
3
3
Exhibition Entries, 1940-1941
(Reel D263)
3
4
Financial Records, 1939-1941
(Reel D263: 1045-1067)
3
5
Galleys for Catalogs for 1940-1941 Exhibition, 1940
(Reel D263: 743-751)
3
6
Publicity, 1939-1940
(Reel D263: 1111-1114)
3
7
Photographs, circa 1940-1941, undated
(Reel D263)
3
8
World's Fair Exhibition
Correspondence, 1940
(Reel D263: 1207-1260)
3
9
Notes, 1940
(Reel D263: 1261-1276)
3
10
Publicity, 1940
(Reel D263)
3
11
Photographs, 1940
(Reel D263)
3
12
Proposed International Exhibition, Correspondence, 1942
(Reel D264: 1-155)
3
13-14
Miscellaneous Exhibitions, 1951-1954
(Reel D264)
3
15-16
Miscellaneous Exhibitions, Photographs, 1942-1956, undated
(Reel D264)
3
17
Miscellaneous Exhibitions, Photographs of Celita Vaccani (Brazilian Sculptor), 1955
(Reel D264)
3
18

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