Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
The records of the American Art Research Council, a cooperative research group headquartered at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, measure 3 linear feet and date from 1935 to 1956. The records include Chairman Juliana Force's correspondence, administrative correspondence, advisory committee files, miscellaneous administrative files, scattered financial records, and printed materials.
American Art Research Council records, 1935-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The American Art Research Council (AARC) was founded in 1942 when the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City proposed that museums across the country establish a collaborative centralized organization for American art research.
The American Art Research Council records were donated by the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1978 as part of a larger donation of museum records.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001