AFAM Press and Publicity Files
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.
- 1972 - 2011
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.
18 linear feet (35 standard document cases; 1 half-size document case)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged chronologically, with the exception of the final two boxes (35-36), which house bound "press highlights."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Compiled by Susan Flamm, 1972-2011
- A Guide to the AFAM Press and Publicity Files
- Mimi Lester; processed by Hai Fei Xie
- May 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the American Folk Art Museum Archives Repository
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Long Island City New York 11101 United States