Research material on the WPA Illinois Art Project

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mavigeor
Creators:
Mavigliano, George J., 1941-
Dates:
1930-1988
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material collected for Mavigliano and Lawson's book, The Federal Art Project in Illinois, 1935-1943 (1990), concerning the Works Progress Administration Illinois Art Project, including correspondence, undated and 1935-1988; writings; printed material, including articles, writings, clippings, questionnaires, blueprints, undated and 1936-1986; photographs of people involved with the Project, undated; and audio tape recordings and transcriptions of interviews with M. Burrows, R. McKeague, Meltzer & A. Osver, B. Shryock, J. Walley/Haden, and N. Ziroli, undated and 1930-1982.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: "Transcript/statements of Federal Service" (GSA form 7275) for artists and administrators on the Illinois Federal Art Projects. The forms include information about the date of employment, position, salary, and agency and location.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by George J. Mavigliano and Richard A. Lawson in 1990, 1991 and 1992 respectively.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lawson, Richard A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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