Selma Rein research material on New Deal art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reinselm
Creators:
Rein, Selma
Dates:
1961-1968
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material primarily relating Rein's work as research associate on the NEA funded project "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now," directed by Francis V. O'Connor. Included are letters, 1967-1968, some concerning miscellaneous research projects, and the installation of art work on city property in New York state through various WPA programs including PWAP, TRAP, and WPA-FAP; photocopies of letters to Franklin Roosevelt; minutes of a meeting; a list of sponsors of the Washington area committee for the abolition of the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1968; questionnaire forms; letters, 1967, and forms for an independent survey of WPA-FAP works of art installed in schools and institutions in Washington, D.C.; clippings, 1961-1968; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Richard Rein, the son of Selma Rein.

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
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasury Relief Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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