Federal Art Project records of Adele Clark

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp11
Creators:
Federal Art Project (Va.)
Dates:
1931-1963
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10.5 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
0.6 Linear feet
Reel NDA 2: (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Unmicrofilmed material: Correspondence of Adele Clark, Thomas Parker, and Thomas Singleton; minutes of meetings time sheets and monthly reports; subject files on various FAP projects; photographs; and prints, watercolors, and sketches done by FAP artists. Most of the records relate to the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts in Richmond, Va., the Big Stone Gap Community Art Center, and the Index of American Design.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 2: Ca. 500 letters, reports, rosters, directives, manuscripts and other materials pertaining to the FAP in Virginia; ca. 135 photographs of administrators, students, works of art, and art exhibitions; ca. 120 pages of sketches by FAP artists; and news clippings, mimeographed programs, and circulars.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Clark was the Virginia state director of the Federal Art Project (FAP); Parker and Singleton were both directors of the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts, Richmond, Va. The FAP was a federal relief art program established under Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) which provided work for unemployed artists and craftsmen during the Depression.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 2 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Adeline Cox, is the niece of Adele Clark.

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.

Related Materials
Adele Clark papers; also at: Special Collections, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs (organizations) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agencies Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singleton, Thomas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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