Exhibition files provide detailed documentation of the exhibitions sponsored by, or held at, the League primarily from the 1930s to the early 1970s. Records related to the League Annual Exhibition, the National Gold Medal Exhibitions, and the 1939 World's Fair in New York are found here, as well as chronological exhibition files. Materials include administrative files, applications, correspondence, printed materials, publicity files, and other records related to organizing and managing exhibitions. The files of the Exhibition Committee are also found here.
The series is arranged as 6 subseries:
5.1: Exhibition Committee, 1919-1967
5.2: Exhibitions (Chronological), 1924-1971
5.3: Annual Exhibitions and Catalogs, 1887, 1901, 1915-1955
5.4: National Gold Medal Exhibitions, 1930s, 1949-1965
5.5: 1939 World's Fair, 1935-1939
5.6: Administrative and Miscellaneous, circa 1927, 1938-1972
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The Architectural League of New York records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Architectural League of New York records, 1880s-1974, bulk 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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