Nevada Artists' Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC329

Scope and Contents

Includes minutes (incomplete); agendas, treasurers' reports; newsletters; membership rolls and applications; programs and lists of participants in art shows; newspaper clippings about events; and report, programs, and announcements of the Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada.

Dates

  • 1951-1969

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Incorporated in 1950 in Carson City, Nevada, the purpose of the NAA is to raise the standards of art for the viewing public through juried art shows.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Includes minutes (incomplete); agendas, treasurers' reports; newsletters; membership rolls and applications; programs and lists of participants in art shows; newspaper clippings about events; and report, programs, and announcements of the Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged into eight series: 1. Constitution, bylaws. 2. Minutes, 1951-1968. 3. Newsletters, 1961-1968. 4. Membership records, 1950-1967. 5. Correspondence, 1955-1967. 6. Art shows, 1951-1968. 7. Publicity. 8. Nevada Art Gallery, 1959-1969.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Rhoda Shedd circa 1970.
Title
A Guide to the Nevada Artists' Association Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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