Virginia Teague papers relating to the Armory Show, 1913-1952, bulk 1913-1917.


Teague, Virginia Vanderbilt,. Virginia Teague papers relating to the Armory Show, 1913-1952, bulk 1913-1917.

Virginia Teague papers relating to the Armory Show, 1913-1952, bulk 1913-1917.

Scattered records and papers compiled by Virginia Teague for the intended purpose of writing a history of the 1913 Armory Show, also known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, organized by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors (AAPS). The exhibition opened at the 69th Street Regiment, in New York City, in February 1913, and traveled to Chicago's Art Institute of Chicago, in March, and Boston's Copley Hall, in April. Included are scattered records of the AAPS; and correspondence; business records; and printed material. Records of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors include meeting minutes, 1913-1915, with agendas, drafts and completed reports of proceedings, checklists of attendees, a hand-written statement by Walt Kuhn, signed by Arthur B. Davies and Elmer McRae, and a mimeograph copy of the AAPS Constitution. Correspondence regarding the Armory show and the Copley Society is with Walt Kuhn, Arthur B. Davies, John Quinn, Holker Abbott, Edward Warren, L. Flanders, and the law firm of Brandeis, Dunbar & Nutter, and regards a disagreement over sharing revenue generated by the Armory Show exhibition. Additional correspondence is between Henry Fitch Taylor, George Luks, and James Townsen regarding a review published in American Art News; a March 27, 1917 letter from Art Alliance of America Secretary, Elizabeth Grimball, to Henry Fitch Taylor advocating "preparedness" for artists in the event of international hostilities; letters from Elmer McRae and Vera Kuhn to Virginia Teague recalling the Armory Show, 1951; and letters from General Services Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department regarding customs records for the Armory Show, 1951-1952. Business records include an exhibition contract and daily sales tallies from the Copley Society, which hosted the Boston venue at Copley Hall. Printed material includes clippings about the Armory Show.

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Townsen, James. (person)

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Art society; Boston, Mass. Founded in 1879 as the Boston Art Student's Association by pupils of the School of Drawing and Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Changed its name to the Copley Society of Boston in 1901. Its purpose is to promote interest in art in Boston and to cultivate a spirit of fraternity among artists and art students. From the description of Copley Society records, 1879-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84428576 ...

Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928 (person)

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Abbott, Holker. (person)

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Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949 (person)

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United States. Department of the Treasury (corporateBody)

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Quinn, John, 1870-1924 (person)

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Flanders, Lavern F. (person)

Luks, George Benjamin, 1867-1933 (person)

Painter and illustrator; b. in Williamsport, Penn. From the description of George Benjamin Luks papers, 1920-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70972390 Illustrator, painter, cartoonist, lecturer, teacher; born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Recent scholarship shows 1866 as his birth date rather than 1867, as has been previously accepted. Studied at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, in Dusseldorf, Berlin, Munich, London, and Paris. Worked on the staff of the Philadelphia ...

Kuhn, Vera, -1961 (person)

Taylor, Henry Fitch, 1853-1925 (person)

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United States. General Services Administration (corporateBody)

Teague, Virginia Vanderbilt, (person)

Virginia Vanderbuilt Teague was an historian in New York, N.Y. and Vermont and was the wife of sculptor and painter R. Lewis Teague. From the description of Virginia Teague papers relating to the Armory Show, 1913-1952, bulk 1913-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710020447 ...