Martin Petersilia Arts Collection
Scope and Contents
Consists of programs, invitations, musical scores, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and clippings from arts organizations such as the Greg Reynolds Dance Quintet, The Women's Arts Center, Momentum Black Theater, and the Nubian League. Items from arts organizations appear first arranged alphabetically followed and then general information about the visual arts and artists in Washington. Oversized materials are in a separate box.
- Creation: 1980-1989
- Petersilia, Martin (Person)
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Martin Petersilia was keenly interested in performing and visual arts, particularly those related to black artists and organizations. He was an employee and volunteer at many local arts organizations and collected numerous items related to the arts in D.C.
1.5 Linear feet
Processed without series.
Martin Petersilia donated his collection of items related to artists and arts organizations to the D.C. Public Library in 1989.
Basic archival processing procedures were applied to the collection when it was processed.
- Martin Petersilia Arts Collection
- An inventory of Martin Petersilia Arts Collection at DC Public Library
- Finding aid prepared by DC Public Library.
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