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Newcomb Art Department papers

Identifier: NA-371

Scope and Contents

The Newcomb Art Department papers include documents of the activities of the Art Department, the Newcomb Art Museum, and Newcomb art professors between the mid 1940s and the mid 1990s. Included in the collection are documents used as course material, correspondence within the art department, catalogs and flyers for fine art exhibitions, and receipts for exhibitions held at the Newcomb Art Museum.


  • 1926 - 1994


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Elizabeth Griffin
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Repository Details

Part of the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Collection Repository

Newcomb Institute
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New Orleans LA 70118 USA US