Swope Art Gallery Scrapbook
Dates: 1929-1953
Accession Number: 20070928E
Description:  70 scrapbook-sized pages

Content and Scope of Collection

 This collection consists of scrapbook pages (numbered from 1 to 60) of newspaper clippings about the Sheldon Swope Art Gallery.  There are 10 additional scrapbook-sized pages at the end of the scrapbook but without pagination.

 The scrapbook begins on page 1 in 1942 just prior to the opening of the gallery and ends on page 60 with two articles from March 1953. 

 The following items were inserted after page 60: 

  • a biography of Sheldon Swope from Greater Terre Haute and Vigo County (author: C.C. Oakey; 4 pages);
  • photocopies of articles about the Swope Art Gallery (ca. 1939; 3 pages);
  • Sheldon  Swope's obituary from the July 10, 1929 edition of the Terre Haute Tribune (from microfilm in negative mode; 3 pages)