American Folk Art Museum Archives

AFAM Press and Publicity Files Edit


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  • 1972 – 2011 (Creation)


  • 18 linear feet (Part)
    (35 standard document cases; 1 half-size document case)

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  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research. Access to sensitive materials may be restricted at the discretion of the American Folk Art Museum.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The AFAM Press and Publicity Files are owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Compiled by Susan Flamm, 1972-2011

  • Preferred Citation

    [item description], [date], AFAM Press and Publicity Files, [box and folder number], American Folk Art Museum Archives, New York

  • Scope and Contents

    The AFAM Press and Publicity Files were compiled by Susan Flamm, the Musuem's long-time Director of Public Relations. The press files include the majority of the print publicity published between 1972-2011, ranging from newsprint to magazines and othe printed matter. Newspaper from before 1980 has been preservation photocopied.

    The material covers all of the American Folk Art Museum's major exhibitions, as well as events such as house tours, quilt festivals, auctions, and more.

  • Arrangement

    The collection is arranged chronologically, with the exception of the final two boxes (35-36), which house bound "press highlights."