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American Art Week papers, 1954-1977

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1851 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Primarily comprises press books, scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and art exhibit programs from Fillmore's time as the Utah State Director of American Art Week. The correspondence is mostly from the American Artists Professional League, regarding the preparation of American Art Week and asking Fillmore to continue her post as director. This series also contains the certificates and awards Fillmore received for her time given as director. Also included are programs from local art exhibits in Utah County, Utah.


  • 1954-1977


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from Eliza Roundy Fillmore papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Eliza Roundy Fillmore (1888-1977) was a painter and professional lecturer on flower arrangements in Provo, Utah.

Eliza Roundy Fillmore was an active member of the American Artists Professional League, American Rose Society, and Utah Rose Society. She served as the Utah State Director for American Art Week and as art director for the Provo Pioneer Museum and Women's Council of Provo. She was the art chairmen for other women's societies as well, and was on the Provo Art Board. She was a member of American Pen Women, and placed first with her paintings in the state organization. This allowed her to exhibit her paintings in the Smithsonian Institute in 1955 and 1959. She was very active in church, community, and club activities throughout her life.


12 folders

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