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Associated American Artists Records

An inventory of its manuscript collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Associated American Artists
Title: Associated American Artists Records
Dates: 1916-1974
Quantity: 3.5 linear ft.
Abstract: The Associated American Artists Records comprises articles, clippings, exhibition catalogs, photographs and promotional material pertaining to the general history of the gallery, the individual artists it represented, and promotions for various clients. Originally housed in 27 scrapbooks, the documents have been removed and placed in folders for archival preservation.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Associated American Artists was established in 1934 in New York City.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Clippings, exhibition catalogs, and photographs pertaining to the gallery's history and to specific artists including Howard Baer (1941-1946); Thomas Hart Benton (1939-1946); Arbit Blatas (1943-1951); Aaron Bohrod (1939-1942); John Steuart Curry (1942-1947); Adolf Dehn (1941-1948); George Grosz (1941-1950); Joe Jones (1942-1948); Luigi Lucioni (1939-1951); Grant Wood (1935-1950), and others.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Artists (Boxes 1-4) contains material relating to Howard Baer, Thomas Hart Benton, Arbit Blatas, Aaron Bohrod, John Steuart Curry, Adolf Dehn, George Grosz, Joe Jones, Luigi Lucioni, and Grant Wood.

Clippings and exhibition catalogs document History-General (Boxes 5-7) which also covers the Print Sale and Stonelain Pottery projects, client promotions for the American Tobacco Company, Lowenstein, Ohrbachs, and Riverdale as well as promotional material for the gallery.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this material.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Baer, Howard.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975.
Blatas, Arbit.
Bohrod, Aaron.
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946.
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968.
Grosz, George, 1893-1959.
Jones, Joe, 1909-1963.
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-
Wood, Grant, 1892-1942.

Corporate Bodies

Associated American Artists.

Subjects

Art Exhibitions.
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) New York.
Art galleries, Commercial -- United States.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Artists -- United States.
Painters -- United States.
Painting, American -- 20th century.
Sculptors -- United States.
Sculpture, American -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Clippings.
Exhibition catalogs.
Photographs.

Occupations

Painters.
Sculptors.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Associated American Artists Records,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: PRB
Date: Jul 1995
Revision history: 1 Jul 2005 - EAD file created (MRR); 17 Apr 2013 - box number typo fixed (MBD)

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Inventory

Artists
Baer, Howard
Box 1 Articles
Box 1 Clippings
Box 1 Exhibition catalogs
Benton, Thomas Hart
Box 1 Articles (4 folders)
Box 1 Clippings (7 folders)
Box 2 Exhibition catalogs (3 folders)
Box 2 Photographs
Box 2 Reproductions (4 folders)
Blatas, Arbit
Box 2 Articles
Box 2 Clippings
Box 2 Exhibition catalogs
Box 2 Reproductions
Bohrod, Aaron
Box 2 Articles
Box 2 Clippings
Box 2 Exhibition catalogs
Box 2 Reproductions
Curry, John Steuart
Box 3 Articles
Box 3 Clippings
Box 3 Exhibition catalogs
Box 3 Reproductions
Dehn, Adolf
Box 3 Articles
Box 3 Clippings
Box 3 Exhibition catalogs
Box 3 Reproductions
Grosz, George
Box 3 Articles
Box 3 Clippings
Box 3 Exhibition catalogs
Box 3 Reproductions
Jones, Joe
Box 4 Articles
Box 4 Clippings
Box 4 Exhibition catalogs
Box 4 Reproductions
Lucioni, Luigi
Box 4 Articles
Box 4 Clippings
Box 4 Exhibition catalogs
Box 4 Reproductions
Wood, Grant
Box 4 Articles
Box 4 Clippings
Box 4 Exhibition catalogs
Box 4 Reproductions
History - General
Box 5 Clippings (2 folders)
Box 5 Exhibition catalogs
Projects
Print sale
Box 5 Exhibition catalogs (3 folders)
Box 6 Reproductions
Box 6 Sample forms (2 folders)
Stonelain Pottery
Box 6 Clippings (2 folders)
Box 6 Photographs
Box 6 Promotional materials (2 folders)
Box 7 Promotional material for gallery
Promotions (by client)
American Tobacco Company
Box 7 Promotional material
Lowenstein
Box 7 Articles
Box 7 Clippings (2 folders)
Box 7 Promotional material
Ohrbachs
Box 7 Promotional material
Riverdale
Box 7 Articles
Box 7 Clippings (4 folders)
Box 7 Exhibition catalogs
Box 7 Photographs
Box 7 Sample forms

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