Subject files concerning the interests and activities of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations. Files include correspondence; members' resumes; address lists; business records; statistical reports; drafts for lectures; minutes from meetings; 3 untranscribed cassette tape recordings of meetings; and printed material including clippings, newsletters, press releases, programs, and brochures.
Microfilm reels 3317-3319 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
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Coalition of Women's Art Organizations was an organization that aimed to bring together Women's Organizations of professional women in the art. Committed to give recognition to women artists as well as to serve as a platform and space to develop.
Gertrude Barnstone was president of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations, 1982. Ellouise Schoettler was the Director of the Washington Office of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1982 by Gertrude Barnstone, president of the Coalition of Women's Art Organizations, 1982.(From Smithsonian AAA)
Note: The Coalition of Women's Art Organization papers were microfilmed for the Texas Art Project at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as part of the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art. Currently the papers can be accessed on microfilm at MFAH. The University of Houston Libraries and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston are digitizing the Coalition of Women's Art Organization papers as part of a collaborative TexTreasures 2020 grant project through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) with funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).When digitization is complete, the Coalition of Women's Art Organization papers will be made available online through UH Libraries and MFAH websites.
Coalition of Women's Art Organizations records, 1977-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/5/resources/536 Accessed April 14, 2021.
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