Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.houghall
Creators:
Hough, Halley Brewster Savery
Dates:
1940-1941
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
270 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, press releases, and miscellaneous publications, chiefly relating to Savery's work as chairman of Art Week and related activities with the National Council for Art Week in Washington state.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Savery was chairperson of National Art Week for the state of Washington, Seattle, Washington. National Art Week was an attempt by the Federal Art Project to cultivate a greater cultural and consumer awareness of the arts across America. It lasted only 2 years, 1940 and 1941.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Richard Berner after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by, Richard Berner, 1964. Berner is affiliated with the University of Washington in Seattle.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Washington (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Washington (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Washington (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Washington (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Washington (State) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Washington (State) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public officers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Wash.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project. National Art Week Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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