[Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935]

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Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Miscellaneous Studies in Art." One of the mentioned events was the First Annual Art exhibit of the Forum. Memorabilia from the District Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs and memos from the Annual Meeting of the Texas Fine Arts organization are included. Several exhibit brochures of events held in Abilene are pasted to the book pages.

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[120] p.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae 1934/1935.

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  • Main Title: [Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935]
  • Added Title: 1934-1935 Art Press Book

Description

Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Miscellaneous Studies in Art." One of the mentioned events was the First Annual Art exhibit of the Forum. Memorabilia from the District Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs and memos from the Annual Meeting of the Texas Fine Arts organization are included. Several exhibit brochures of events held in Abilene are pasted to the book pages.

Physical Description

[120] p.

Notes

Although this pressbook is labeled 1933 to 1934 (Table of Contents), the book actually covers the years 1934 to 1935. Sometime before the book was given to Hardin-Simmons University, the spine was mislabeled.

Organized by local, district, state, and national art and federation news and begins with an officer and membership list.

Pressbook has a brown cover with the 6th District logo on the front.

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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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  • 1934/1935

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Carpenter, Allie Mae. [Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935], book, 1934/1935; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596147/: accessed June 14, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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