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Washington Square Outdoor Exhibition records, 1932-1957

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, Inc


Collection Information

Size: 3 microfilm reels

Summary: Scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs; and posters.
REEL N139: Exhibition catalogs.
REEL NWS 1: Scrapbooks, 1932-1938, containing photographs of exhibitions, clippings, correspondence, and lists of participating artists.
REEL 74: Posters advertising exhibitions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art Exhibition; New York, N.Y.


Material on reel N139 lent for microfilming by the New York Public Library; material on reel NWS 1 lent for microfilming 1966 by Vernon C. Porter, director of the exhibitions. Porter donated posters on reel 74 in 1966.

Location of Originals

  • Reel NWS 1: Originals returned to Vernon C. Porter after microfilming.
  • Reel N139: Originals in the New York Public Library.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels N139, NWS 1 & 74 available for use 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

Washington Square Outdoor Exhibition records, 1932-1957. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.