Arthur Painter papers of the Federal Art Project

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.painarth
Creators:
Painter, Arthur
Dates:
1938-1941
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
40 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Publicity, correspondence, clippings, photographs, travel receipts, and telegrams relating to the dedication of the Noah's Ark murals by Dorothy Puccinelli and Helen Forbes at Fleishacker Mother's House in San Francisco Zoo; and correspondence, field reports, committee lists, publicity, photographs relating to National Art Week in Northern California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Director of Information, Federal Art Project; Northern California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 16 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The materials microfilmed are from the files of Arthur Painter, but were loaned to AAA through Lewis Ferbrache who was a collector for AAA's "New Deal and the Arts" project.

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
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- California -- San Francisco Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- California -- San Francisco Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public officers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puccinelli, Dorothy Wagner, 1901- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forbes, Helen, 1891-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project. National Art Week Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Information Service Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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