Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.heilwalt
Creators:
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973
M.H. De Young Memorial Museum
Public Works of Art Project
Dates:
1929-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, and personal calendars.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence; photographs; engagement calendars; printed and manuscript material; catalogues; business material.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 3: Two notebooks containing names and addresses of San Francisco and Bay area artists interested in being employed on the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP); payroll data; artists submitting work ideas; reports of artists; record of sketches and paintings submitted by Bay area artists, Dec. 1933-Jan. 1934; report of the Regional Committee of PWAP (Region 15)--Northern California discussing the work executed for the Project in Northern California, Nevada, Utah, and Hawaii; and miscellaneous correspondence.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Director of the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, Calif., 1933-196 and the Region 15--Northern California, Nevada, and Utah--director of the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP).

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 3 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel NDA 3: Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Leyland Stevens, daughter of Walter Weil, donated the papers in 1974. In 1983, 2 engagement calendars and 5 items of correspondence were found at the M.H. De Young Museum and turned over to the Archives. In 1964, Lewis Ferbrache loaned some material for microfilming on reel NDA 3; originals were returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.

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
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- California -- San Francisco Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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