Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.loomsylv
Creators:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Dates:
1938-1941
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, teaching files, artwork and printed material documenting Sylvia Loomis' time teaching in the Arts Education program for the Federal Arts Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sylvia Loomis was an art teacher in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels NDA 2 (fr.35-47) & NDA 27 (fr. 529-592) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Photographs of students from classes available on Reel NDA 2; location of originals unknown.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were initially lent for microfilming in 1964 by Sylvia Loomis. All but the photographs were subsequently donated in 2014 with additional material by Loomis' daughter, Ilse Gay.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Related Materials
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming (reel NDA2) including photographs of students in classes at the FAP Art Education program.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project. Art Education Division Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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