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Susan Conway Gallery records

Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Susan Conway Conservation Studio  Search this
Aho, Eric, 1966-  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy, 1901-1994  Search this
Doyle, Mary Ellen, 1938-  Search this
Honeycutt, Brece  Search this
Merrill, Ross M.  Search this
Natzler, Gertrud  Search this
Natzler, Otto  Search this
Oliphant, Pat, 1935-  Search this
Scott, Sam  Search this
Sorel, Edward, 1929-  Search this
Extent:
23.9 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Gigabytes
Photographs
Visitors' books
Date:
circa 1928, 1940s-2003
bulk 1987-2003
Summary:
The modern and contemporary art gallery records of the Susan Conway Gallery in Washington, D.C. measure 23.9 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from 1987-2003. Nearly half of the collection documents the gallery's work as the sole representative of artist and political cartoonist Pat Oliphant through administrative records, exhibition files, press clippings, and a handful of photographs. Also found in the collection are artists' files of other artists represented by the gallery, client files, administrative records, printed and digital materials, and the records of the Susan Conway Conservation Studio.
Scope and Contents:
The modern and contemporary art gallery records of the Susan Conway Gallery in Washington, D.C. measure 23.9 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from 1987-2003. Nearly half of the collection documents the gallery's work as the sole representative of artist and political cartoonist Pat Oliphant through administrative records, exhibition files, press clippings, and a handful of photographs. Also found in the collection are artists' files of other artists represented by the gallery, client files, administrative records, printed and digital materials, and the records of the Susan Conway Conservation Studio.

The exhibitions and sales of artwork by artists represented by the gallery are documented through biographies, correspondence, exhibition printed materials, newspaper clippings, notes, price lists, photographs and slides, sales invoices, and shipping records. Artists of interest include Eric Aho, Will Barnet, Leonard Baskin, Dorothy Dehner, Mary Ellen Doyle, Brece Honeycutt, Ross M. Merrill, Otto and Gertrud Natzler, Sam Scott and Edward Sorel. Sales records can also be found in Client Files, along with correspondence with individual clients and galleries, notes, and shipping records.

Nearly half of the collection documents the exhibitions, loans, promotion and sales of Patrick Oliphant's artwork. Materials found include contracts, correspondence with galleries, museums, and clients, exhibition printed materials, notes, scattered photographs, price lists, proposals, sales invoices, and shipping records. Much of the material relates to Oliphant's numerous traveling exhibitions, including "Oliphant: The New World Order in Drawing and Sculpture," "Oliphant's Presidents: 25 Years of Caricatures," and "Seven Presidents."

Administrative and Miscellaneous Records includes records related to the daily operation of the gallery space and promotion of the gallery, such as contracts, a guest book, documents created for Conway's public talks, scattered documentation regarding gifts of artwork, and other miscellaneous records.

The bulk of the printed materials are Susan Conway Gallery exhibition announcements. Also found are some catalogs, clippings and a brochure. The records of the Susan Conway Conservation Studio include condition reports, correspondence with clients, notes, and photographs and slides of artwork.

None of the gallery records of the Santa Fe location are included in this collection. The outlying dates of this collection include older photographs and a negative found in the Artists' Files.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Artists' Files, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003 (7.6 linear feet; Boxes 1-8, 26, OV 27, ER01; 0.001 GB)

Series 2: Client Files, 1987-2003 (1.85 linear feet; Boxes 8-10, 26)

Series 3: Exhibition and Loan Files, 1987-2003 (0.85 linear feet; Boxes 10-11)

Series 4: Records Regarding Patrick Oliphant, 1976-2003 (11.5 linear feet; Boxes 11-22, 26, OV 27, ER02; 0.001 GB)

Series 5: Administrative and Miscellaneous Records, 1978-2003 (0.5 linear feet; Box 22)

Series 6: Printed Materials, 1987-2002 (0.4 linear feet; Box 23, OV 27)

Series 7: Susan Conway Conservation Studio Records, before 1970s-1993 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 23-26)
Biographical / Historical:
The Susan Conway Gallery was founded by Susan Conway in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., in 1987. In 1991, the gallery relocated in Georgetown to the Glackens House, former home of painter William Glackens. In 1998, Conway opened a second location in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Prior to opening the gallery, Conway ran her own fine arts conservation studio.

The gallery represents modern and contemporary artists including Eric Aho, Will Barnet, Leonard Baskin, Dorothy Dehner, Mary Ellen Doyle, Brece Honeycutt, Ross M. Merrill, Otto and Gertrud Natzler, Sam Scott and Edward Sorel. The gallery is also the sole fine arts representative of sculpture, painting, and drawings by Patrick Oliphant, a Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist.
Provenance:
The Susan Conway Gallery records were donated by Susan Conway in 2004 and 2007.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Visitors' books
Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.susacong
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Records Regarding Patrick Oliphant

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
11.5 Linear feet (Boxes 11-22, 26, OV 27)
0.001 Gigabytes (ER02)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
1976-2003
Scope and Contents:
This series documents the exhibitions, promotion and sales of artist and political cartoonist Patrick Oliphant though correspondence with clients, galleries, and museums regarding exhibitions and sales; inventories and lists; publicity portaits and slides of an installation; press clippings; sales invoices; shipping records; writings; and other miscellaneous records. Extensive documentation is found on the following traveling exhibitions: "Oliphant: The New World Order in Drawing and Sculpture," "Oliphant's Presidents: 25 Years of Caricatures," and "Seven Presidents." The bulk of Oliphant client files are found in Series 2.
Arrangement:
The series is arranged as 4 subseries.

4.1 General Files, 1978-2003

4.2 Exhibition and Loan Files, 1987-2003

4.3 Press Files, 1976-2003

4.4 Photographs, 1980s-2003
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.susacong, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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The National Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon Art

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-susacong-ref603

The National Gallery of Caricature and Cartoon Art

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995-1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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National Gallery of Caricature and Cartoon Art

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 16, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989
1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Oliphant's Presidents: 25 Years of Caricature"

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 21-23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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The Arkansas Arts Center

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Art Services International

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 25-26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Australia

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Catalog

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Crate List Fact Sheet

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1991
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Fullerton Museum Center (Mar. 14 - Apr. 26, 1992)

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992-1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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National Portrait Gallery

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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National Portrait Gallery (April 1990)

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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National Portrait Gallery, Gift

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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National Portrait Gallery, Gift Pick-up (Thurs. Nov. 15)

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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National Portrait Gallery, Photographs (Apr. 6 - Nov. 25, 1990)

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992-1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Possible Venues/Declined

Collection Creator:
Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 8-12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1992-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Susan Conway Gallery 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.
Collection Citation:
Susan Conway Gallery records, circa 1928, circa 1940s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Susan Conway Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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