Records relating to Index of American Design Exhibition

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.foggart
Creators:
Fogg Art Museum
Dates:
1937
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and a catalog regarding an exhibition: Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration -Index of American Design Exhibition, held January 27-February 10, 1937.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Index of American Design was a project of the research division of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration which produced approximately 20,000 reproductions (photographs and original drawings) and classifications of a wide variety of American art, paintings, sculptures, handicrafts, and folk art.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 1 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming1964 by the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard 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
Folk art -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to public welfare Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft surveys -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Index of American Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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