Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America
Archives related to: Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
|title||Tanager Gallery records, 1952-1972.||repository||Archives of American Art|
|collection title||Correspondence; certificates; notes; journals; business records; financial records; scrapbooks; photographs; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.|
REEL D136: Correspondence, undated and 1955-1962; notes, undated and 1953-1959, including a history of the gallery, lists of artists, artists' resumes, and 4 journals annotated with the gallery's daily business events; business records, undated and 1959-1962, including price lists, an account book, 2 receipt books, and loan and delivery forms; 2 scrapbooks, 1952- 1962, containing miscellaneous printed material; 3 clippings; and exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1952-1962. Charles Cajori, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, Angelo Ippolito, Ben Isquith, Philip Pearlstein, and Raymond Rochlin are among the artists/founding members represented.
REEL 3976: Correspondence, undated and 1956-1967; a document of certification of officers, 1956; a certificate of incorporation, 1957; legal and financial material, 1956-1963; notes; clippings; press releases; other printed material; photographs of gallery openings; and an embossing punch for the gallery's seal.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1952-1961, of Irving Sandler, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, Charles Cajori and others regarding gallery business, including letters from Alfred Barr, Andrew Ritchie and others responding to the galleries pleas for financial assistance; exhibition announcements, 1952-1961 for Willem De Kooning, Lois Dodd, Helen Frankenthaler, Angelo Ippolito, Franz Kline and others; clippings, 1959-1960; drafts and copies of press releases; bank statements, 1959; and a photograph of the gallery, ca. 1959.
|extent||1.7 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels) reels D136 & 3976|
|formats||Correspondence Notes Financial Records Photographs Scrapbooks|
|access||Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of unmicrofilmed portion requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.|
|acquisition information||Material on reel D136 lent for microfilming 1963 by Lois Dodd, a founder of the gallery, and subsequently donated in 1972 along with additional material on reel 3976. (Material not returned with the subsequent gift is on frames: 279, 285-287, 476-495, 504, 506-523, 526-527, 571-572, and 1009-1067.) Dodd donated unmicrofilmed material in 1989.|