High Museum of Art
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains material about the founding and early operations of the Atlanta Arts Alliance. Material includes meeting minutes, correspondence between members of the Alliance, press releases about the Atlanta Memorial Cultural Center, financial records, and issues of the magazine Atlanta Arts and other articles. Topics include fundraising efforts, financial planning (particularly raising money for the Memorial Arts Center), and community outreach. Of...
Dates: 1961-1986, undated
Scope and Content The clippings, correspondence, programs, and articles in this collections, pertain primarily to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Guild, and secondarily with the Atlanta Music Club and the Atlanta Junior League. Of particular note is a signed proclamation by Mayor William B. Hartsfield that declared September, 6-13, 1954, Atlanta Symphony Week, the script of the orchestra’s tenth anniversary radio program, (which includes a history of the group), and several articles...
Dates: 1938-1956, undated
Scope and Content 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.
Scope and Content The collection contains articles and newspaper clippings regarding Gudmund Vigtel's tenure as the director of the High Museum of Art. Also included in the collection are memoranda and articles written by Vigtel about art museums. Of particular note is his commencement speech for the graduating class of the Atlanta School of Art when he received his honorary degree.
Dates: 1965-2008, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains administrative records of the Atlanta Art Association and the High Museum of Art. This includes correspondence, meeting minutes, calendars, marketing materials, and date books. Of particular interest to researchers is information regarding the crash of Air France Flight 007 at Orly Airport, exhibit catalogs and news releases, and the constitution and bylaws of the Atlanta Art Association.
Dates: 1926-2012, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains images Suzanne Anderson took of Atlanta and metro Atlanta areas, prominent figures, and sporting events. Suzanne Anderson submitted most of the photos to Atlanta Magazine. The bulk of the images depict a two-year project in which Anderson photographed Atlanta Police Department crime scenes, patrol work, funerals, and outreach events. The collection also features photographs of major Atlanta and national figures, including Ralph David Abernathy,...
Dates: 1970-1999, undated