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Union League Club records, 1867-1940

Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)


Collection Information

Size: 150 Items, Reel N68-13; 1 Volume, Addition

Summary: REEL N68-13: Exhibition catalogs and announcements; correspondence; various lists; and the Franklin Tuttle drawings of members of the club.
ADDITION: Photocopies of a complete run of Union League Club's exhibition catalogs and announcements from 1868 to 1894. [Included are several catalogs not found on Reel N68-13 for 1880 and 1883; and six instead of the 3 catalogs on reel N68-13 for 1894.] .

Biographical/Historical Note

New York social club. Had an active exhibition program at its building on East 37th Street. Artist-members include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, Jasper Cropsey, Asher B. Durand, Martin Johnson Heade, Winslow Homer, John La Farge, William Sartain, J.Q.A. Ward, Worthington Whittredge, Alexander Wynant; and Eastman Johnson, who also served on the Union League's art committee.


Records on reel N68-13 were lent for microfilming 1968 by the Union League Club. The binder of photocopied catalogs and announcements was donated 2001 by the Union League Club via Alexander Boyle, head of the art committee.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel N68: Originals returned to the lender, the Union League Club, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N68-13 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Union League Club records, 1867-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.