Dorothy Collins papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.colldoro
Creators:
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-
Dates:
1939-1942
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Reels
ca. 35 items (on 2 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Typescripts, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and building plans.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 10: Clippings, photographs, building plans, and blueprints relating to the mural decoration of Fort Ord, California, Enlisted Men's Club for the Federal Art Project by artists Carlton Lehman and Merlin Hardy; and a report from Florence Kerr and a document relating to work of the supervisors of WPA and FAP projects [The report and document are under the microfilm title Florence Kerr];
Scope and Contents
and a FAP publication, WPA GOVERNMENT AID DURING THE DEPRESSION TO PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL, AND OTHER SERVICE WORKERS, 1936, by Grace Overmyer [Microfilm title Grace Overmyer].
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 14: Typescript of an article by Adele Stackpole, "Relief Again? What Will You Get for What They Give?" in which she is critical of the WPA; and CALIFORNIA'S MEDICAL STORY IN FRESNO, anon., 1939, which includes illustrations of Bernard Zakheim's murals for the medical school in Fresno; a clipping, and articles by him and his wife; and group photograph of supervisors, artists and assistants in the FAP in San Francisco, April 1936.[Microfilm titles Adele Stackpole, Bernard Zakheim, and WPA-FAP, San Francisco]

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Supervisor, Federal Art Project, Northern California. Supervised the decoration of the Fort Ord's Enlisted Men's Club, which was the last large Federal Art Project and WPA building project in Northern California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 10 & NDA 14 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original returned to Dorothy Collins after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Dorothy Collins.

Other Title
Other Title
WPA-FAP, San Francisco [microfilm title]
Other Title
Overmyer, Grace [microfilm title]
Other Title
Stackpole, Adele [microfilm title]
Other Title
Zakheim, Bernard [microfilm title]

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- California Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- California Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public officers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hardy, Merlin C., 1910-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lehman, Carlton, 1911- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Overmyer, Grace Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stackpole, Adele Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch, 1898-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kerr, Florence Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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