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Guide to the Marilyn Symmes Collection of Art Exhibition Ephemera
1973-2016 (bulk 1990s-2016)
 PR 352

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Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

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Creator - Collector: Symmes, Marilyn F.
Title: Marilyn Symmes collection of art exhibition ephemera
Dates: 1973-2016 (bulk 1990s-2016)
Abstract: The collection includes about 2,500 art gallery and museum announcements, posters, brochures, checklists, and other documents obtained by prints and drawings curator Marilyn F. Symmes, mostly from the 1990s-2016. Most of the material relates to modern and contemporary one-artist exhibitions, though two-artist and group exhibitions, including those with themed titles, are also represented. Most of the collection includes materials from New York City art galleries and museums, though institutions elsewhere in the United States and, to a lesser extent, in other countries are also represented.
Quantity: 16.83 Linear feet in 19 document boxes, one artifact box, and four oversize folders
Call Phrase: PR 352