Sawyer Falk papers relating to the Federal Theater Project

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.falksawy
Creators:
Falk, Sawyer, 1898-1961
Dates:
1935-1939
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 160 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with Falk regarding the Federal Theater Project in New York, particularly at the Civic University Theater in Syracuse. Correspondents include Hallie Flanagan, National Director of FTP. Also, programs, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, and a copy of INJUNCTION GRANTED, a play published in 1938.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Educator; Syracuse, New York. Director of the Drama Department at the University of Syracuse. Active in the Federal Theater Project.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 19 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the Library-Archives, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Syracuse University Library and Archives, has Falk's papers. Falk was a professor of drama at the University.

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 -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the theater -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theater and state -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Playwriting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drama in education -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New York (State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New York (State) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Actors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Theater Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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