League of New Hampshire Craftsmen records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.leagof
Creators:
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
Dates:
[ca. 1931-1941]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
ca.11,000 items (on 11 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Primarily correspondence; also business records, and printed matter containing information on marketing, sales, funding, membership, Craftsmen's Fairs, classes of craft instruction, and Works Project Administration and the Emergency Relief Administration.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The League was formally established in 1932 as the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts, later changing its name to the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. Its goal was to encourage the development and education of the crafts of New Hampshire, to support the exhibition and display of members' works. It members number approximately 3000.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1520-1531 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The League's arrangement of these papers was maintained in the filming process.

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
Handicraft -- New Hampshire Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artisans Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (N.H.) 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/