Merlin Hardy photographs of works of art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hardmerl
Creators:
Hardy, Merlin C., 1910-1984
Dates:
1941
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of paintings by Hardy done for the Federal Art Project in California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Merlin C. Hardy (1910-1984) was a painter and mural painter from northern Calif. Painted for the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 15 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, collected papers for AAA from artists and administrators of the various government funded art programs of the Depression. It was part of a larger nation-wide, collecting project, "New Deal and the Arts."

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
Federal aid to the arts -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
https://www.aaa.si.edu/