Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks
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Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks
Dates: 1967-2002
Quantity: 8.335 Linear ft. (5 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS915

Biographical/Historical Note

The Forward Arts Foundation refurbished the Swan House garage and servants quarters on the grounds of the Atlanta Historical Society. The building was named the Swan Coach House and the Foundation moved in 1967. The Foundation was founded to benefit visual arts projects of the High Museum of Art and to support the Atlanta Historical Society. The Forward Arts Foundation runs a gift shop, art gallery and restaurant to raise money. These scrapbooks were put together by a committee chaired by Anne Carr (Mrs. Julian Carr) in 1997. Additional scrapbook were constructed in later years.


Scope and Content Note

These scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and other papers to document the history of the Forward Arts Foundation since it moved into the Swan Coach House.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

Art museums--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta Historical Society
High Museum of Art (Atlanta, Ga.)
Swan Coach House (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Forward Arts Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.) scrapbooks, MSS 915, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2016.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Location

MSS OS 2.370Newspaper clippings, 1958-1963
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.370Scrapbook 1, 1967-1974
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.371Scrapbook 2, 1975-1979
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.372Scrapbook 3, 1980-1984
 

Location

MSS OS Box 2.371Scrapbook 4, 1985-1989
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.392.1Scrapbook 5, 1990-1993
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.392.2Scrapbook 6, 1994-1997
 

Location

MSS OS box 2.392.1Scrapbook 7, 1998-2002