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Records of the May Show

Bibliography

  • The Cleveland Museum of Art. The May Show-Past and Present: A Transcript of the Program at the Joint Meeting of the Advisory Council with the Board of Trustees, The Cleveland Museum of Art, November 19, 1962. [Cleveland], 1962.
  • Hoffman, Jay, Dee Driscole, and Mary Clare Zahler. A Study in Regional Taste: The May Show 1919-1975. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1977.
  • Millikin, William M. "The Annual Exhibition: Foreward." The Bulletin of The Cleveland Museum of Art. Vol. 9, no.5 (May, 1922): 71-76.
  • Turner, Evan H., ed. Object Lessons: Cleveland Creates an Art Museum. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1991.
  • Wittke, Carl. The First Fifty Years: The Cleveland Museum of Art 1916-1966. Cleveland: The John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust and The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1966.
  • Witchey, Holly Rarich, with John Vacha. Fine Arts in Cleveland: An Illustrated History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.

Other Records in the Museum Archives Relating to the May Show

Researchers interested in viewing any of this material should consult with the archivist for further information.

Records of the Department of Conservation

A1997-014: Records of conservation efforts done on May Show artwork, 1988-1994
A1998-003: Records of conservation efforts done on May Show artwork in the 1980s.

Records of the Finance Division

A1997-000: May Show Receipts, 1974-1993

Records of the Department of Marketing and Communications

A1996-005: Includes press releases, invitations, history, public service announcements, and newspaper clipping, relating to the May Show from 1974-1993. Also information on the Invitational in 1991, and Insight/Onsite.
A1996-026: Promotional material and photographs of artists for the 1993 May Show.

Records of the Registrar's Office

A1998-014: Gallery views of the May Show in all years.
A1999-017: May Show entry forms, acceptance and rejection slips sent to artists for almost all years, and bill of sale for 1969, 1971-1973.

Scrapbooks

A1997-000: Scrapbooks, 1962-1965.