Artists for Victory, Inc. records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.artifor
Creators:
Artists for Victory, Inc.
Dates:
1942-1946
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
600 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Minutes of board meetings, correspondence, committee papers, financial records, etc. Correspondents include John Taylor Arms, Gifford Beal, A. F. Brinckerhoff, Cornelia Chapin, Allyn Cox, Arthur Crisp, Alfred Geiffert, Jr., Hugo Gellert, Nils Hogner, Jan Juta, Joseph Leboit, Julian Clarence Levi, Paul Manship, Hobart Nichols, Nathaniel Pousette-Dart, Edward Steese, Bianca Todd, and Ralph T. Walker.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Based in New York, N.Y., 1942-1946. This organization was formed by artists who desired to assist in the war effort by using their artistic abilities. Activities included a war poster competition, British-American goodwill exhibition, sponsoring portrait drawings, demonstrations of arts and crafts, and instruction in military hospitals. Officers include Paul Manship, John Taylor Arms, Arthur Crisp, Ralph T. Walker, Hobart Nichols, Hugo Gellert.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 115-116 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Helen Treadwell.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brinckerhoff, A. F. (Arthur F) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chapin, Cornelia, 1893-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Allyn, 1896-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crisp, Arthur, 1881-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geiffert, Alfred, 1890-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hogner, Nils, 1893-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Juta, Jan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leboit, Joseph, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levi, Julian Clarence, b. 1874 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel, 1886-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steese, Edward, 1902- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Todd, Bianca, b. 1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walker, Ralph Thomas, 1889-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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