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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Certificates
1700-1991
 PR 014

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney (2008). Revised by Marybeth Kavanagh (2018).

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Container List

Series I: Art, 1816-1991

Scope Note

This series contains certificates of membership to museums and art related clubs and societies. Included are certificates of membership to the Allied Artists of America, the International Art-Union, NewYork Gallery of Fine Arts and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Also included is John McComb's 1816 membership certificate for the American Academy of Fine Arts; and a hand lettered certificate, given to Samuel T. Shaw by the Salmagundi Club, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Shaw Purchase Prize. Certificates from the National Academy of Design include those given to J. Carroll Beckwith, Asher B. Durand, and Helen M. Turner.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 1 American Academy of the Fine Arts
1816-1817
Box: 2 Folder : 1 International Art Union
1849
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Metropolitan Museum of Art
1893, 1940
Folder: FF1 National Academy of Design
1841-1937
Box: 2 Folder : 2 New-York Gallery of Fine Arts
1827
Folder: FF1 Salmagundi
1928
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Society of Iconophiles
1905
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Certificates presented to the New-York Historical Society
1943-1991

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