[Art Forum Pressbook, 1938-1939]

Description

Scrapbook that documents art events over the year with emphasis on local events and those of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Sixth District of which Abilene, Texas, was a part. This scrapbook won first place at the Sixth District Convention. Included are 49 pages of prints purchased from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and made available for ten cents a piece by the American Committee for Art Appreciation. The brochure includes a history of the different painters. These prints were exhibited at the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and at the Abilene Women's Club.

Physical Description

[290] p.

Creation Information

Carpenter, Allie Mae 1938/1939.

Context

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  • Carpenter, Allie Mae "Miss A. M. Carpenter, Director, School of Fine Arts and Applied Art. Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas."

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  • Main Title: [Art Forum Pressbook, 1938-1939]
  • Added Title: [Abilene Women's Forum Scrapbook, 1938 - 1939]
  • Added Title: The Abilene Woman's Forum Abilene Sixth District 1938-1939

Description

Scrapbook that documents art events over the year with emphasis on local events and those of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Sixth District of which Abilene, Texas, was a part. This scrapbook won first place at the Sixth District Convention. Included are 49 pages of prints purchased from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and made available for ten cents a piece by the American Committee for Art Appreciation. The brochure includes a history of the different painters. These prints were exhibited at the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and at the Abilene Women's Club.

Physical Description

[290] p.

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Art Forum Scrapbooks

These scrapbooks detail art events in Abilene focusing on the activities of the Art Unit of the Abilene Women's Forum, from its inception in 1922 through the following decades.

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  • 1938/1939

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  • March 5, 2015, 3:57 p.m.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae. [Art Forum Pressbook, 1938-1939], book, 1938/1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596118/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.