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MSS 167 - Boothby-Orleans Gallery Collection: Inventory


(Mss 167)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

April 1981




Size:                           1.5 linear feet



locations:                 New Orleans, Louisiana


Inclusive dates:      1957-1973


Summary:                 Records of the Orleans Gallery, consisting of administrative records including financial records, minutes, membership lists, artist files, correspondence, and miscellany.



collections               Orleans Gallery Collection (Mss 46), Johnson-Orleans Gallery Collection (Mss 54)


Source:                     Gift, April 1981


Access:                     No restrictions


Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.


Citation:                    Boothby—Orleans Gallery Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans



Container List



167-1              Bylaws (amendments to bylaws. 1964; undated bylaws; 1971 revision to bylaws with board members' ballots)


                        Financial records


167-2                          Annual statements of receipts and disbursements, 1962-1963, 1965-1971


167-3                          Income tax returns, 1966, 1968-1969


167-4                          Bank statements, 1972; sales reports (rough drafts, 1969-1971; receipts, 1971-1972)


                        Membership records


167-5                          Board of Directors lists with address for same, 1968-1971; list of board members with term expiration dates, 1971?


167-6                          Committee lists; membership lists; unidentified list of addresses


                        Minutes; meeting notices


                              Board of Directors


167-7                    Bound notebook; May 14, 1957-January 19, 1966


167-8                    Looseleaf notebook; February 8, 1966-July 9, 1969


167-9                                      March 5, 1970-November 22, 1971, and notices calling board meetings, 1969, 1971, 1973


167-10                        Artists meetings and artist selection committee (rough notes in spiral notebook; includes rough drafts of letters, minutes, and miscellany), 1968


                        Case Files. Material covers artists (exhibiting and prospective) and includes resumes, advance press releases, correspondence, announcements, reviews, slides, photographs, lists of works, exhibits and prices, and promotional material.


167-25                  Material on possible guest artists


                              Individual Artist Files


167-11                  Richard Banks

167-12                  Thomas Bradford II

167-13                  Jay Calder

167-14                  G. B. Dunbar

167-15                  George J. Febres

167-16                  Maelee Foster

167-17                  Howard Jones

167-18                  Rodelle Karpman

167-19                  Jim Kelley

167-20                  Martin Labord

167-21                  Herman Mhire

167-22                  Stigge

167-23                  Bernard F. Voichysonk

167-24                  Hugh Williams


167-27                        Exhibits and prices (lists of works from various exhibits and their prices)


167-26                        Promotional material for exhibits


167-28                        Exhibiting artists (names and addresses)


                                    Calendars with miscellaneous notations, 1971-1973; tentative schedules, 1970-1971


167-29                        1970-1971

167-30                        1972-1973


                        Correspondence (incoming and outgoing; covering complaints, gallery operation, shows, artists, professional art associations, Louisiana Arts Council, and includes material on companies offering services, opening announcements by other galleries, and closing of New Orleans Gallery), arranged chronologically: undated; October 18, 1968-May 1973


167-31                  Undated; October 18, 1968-July 14, 1969

167-32                  March 23, 1970-December 1971

167-33                  February 1972-December 1972

167-34                  January 11, 1973-May 1973


167-35            Miscellany (assorted miscellany, including business cards, xerographic clippings, stationery, notes, etc.), undated; 1973

Index Terms


Art galleries—Louisiana—New Orleans

Artists—Louisiana—New Orleans

Banks, Richard

Bradford, Thomas II

Calder, Jay

Dunbar, G. B.

Febres, George J.

Foster, Maelee

Jones, Howard

Karpman, Rodelle

Kelley, Jim

Labord, Martin

Mhire, Herman

Orleans Gallery (New Orleans, La.)


Voichysonk, Bernard F.

Williams, Hugh