Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dayeliz
Creators:
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956
Beverley Studios (Staunton, Va.)
Dates:
1936-1956
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, announcements, extension exhibition reports, catalogs, essays and talks, photographs, and clippings mostly relating to her work in the Federal Art Project (Va.) with the Federal Art Galleries in Lynchburg and in Big Stone Gap, Va. Essays concern such matters as church art, trends in contemporary American art (ca. 1950), humor in art, on "seeing" landscape painting, and James J. Sweeney's exhibition in 1950. Among the photographs are one of Day and her husband Horace painting outdoors taken by Beverley Studios, 1948, and one of Ella Graham Agnew.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator; Salisbury, N.C. and Staunton, Va. Born 1907, died 1956. Directed Federal Art Gallery at Big Stone Gap and at Lynchburg and was the assistant state art supervisor for the Federal Art Project in Virginia. Married Horace Day and together were co-directors of the art department at Mary Baldwin College.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D/NDA/D available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Horace Talmadge Day, is the widower of Elizabeth Nottingham Day.

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
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Church decoration and ornament Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painting -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Virginia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Va.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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