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.
Conditions Governing Use
Collections are made available for research purposes only. Documents, photographs, art work, microfilm, recordings, and transcripts owned by the Archives of American Art may be protected by copyright, trademark, or a related interest not owned by the Archives. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to determine whether any such rights exist, and to obtain necessary permission for use.
If you would like to reuse or redistribute a digital or microfilm document from the Archives of American Art, please submit a request through the research request system and note that you are interested in reusing the item. In order to protect both you and the archives, AAA must have a reproduction agreement in place. All reuse requests are subject to a $25.00 administrative fee.
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 January 22, 2021.
Archival materials are available for in-person
visits to the Reading Room.
To begin planning your visit, enter your anticipated arrival date and UHL staff will
contact you with further information.
If you do not plan to visit us in person, you may request a limited number of materials
to be digitized and delivered as PDFs for research purposes. Please provide your contact
information and note that you are requesting PDFs below, and your
will be added to the queue.