Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

Guide to the Museum of Biblical Art Records
1997-2015
 MS 3094

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Andy Latoni

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 09, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Museum of Biblical Art
Title: Museum of Biblical Art records
Dates [inclusive]: 1997-2015
Abstract: (Note: Access to the collection is restricted until August 1, 2025.) The Museum of Biblical Art records include curatorial, administration, and exhibition files dating from its time as the Gallery at the American Bible Society in 1997 to its closing in 2015. MoBiA was founded in order to highlight the influence that the Bible has had on art while keeping a secular distance. The majority of the records relate the museums numerous exhibitions over the years including the checklists, condition reports, clippings, and loan agreements as well as other information. There are also documents regarding the administration of the museum and its continual relationship with the American Bible Society. MoBiA closed in 2015 following financial difficulties and its inability to find a new location in New York City.
Quantity: 30 Linear feet in 30 record cartons
Location: Materials are stored offsite.
Call Phrase: MS 3094