Scope and Content
From the Collection: Collection consists of the administrative records, correspondence, and financial records of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society and its store, the Spanish Arts (Santa Fe, NM). The bulk of the records pertain to the first twenty years of the Societys existence, 1929-1949. Included are incorporation papers for both the Society for the Preservation of Spanish Antiquities in New Mexico (1913), and the Spanish Colonial Arts Society (1929). Also within the collection are the Spanish Arts store correspondence with various northern New Mexico artists including Jose D. Lopez, member lists, minutes, ledgers, and a Santa Fe Fiesta ledger listing craftspeople, exhibits, and prizes (1930, 1931). Other correspondence discusses the death of Frank Applegate (1931), and the Applegate-Austin book manuscript on Spanish colonial art and its accompanying Ansel Adams photographs (1937, 1965). Some materials are in Spanish.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English, and Spanish.
From the Collection: 1 linear foot