Archives of American Art

Santa Fe World's Fair exhibition records

Collection ID:
Santa Fe World's Fair (1939 : Santa Fe, N.M.)
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A report by Sylvia Loomis on a day long exhibition parody in Santa Fe of the "World's Fairs" which were then concurrently running in New York and San Francisco; also includes clippings about the exhibit; and 22 photographs taken by Ernest Knee of works of art done by Santa Fe artists imitating old and new masters.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art exhibition, 1939; Santa Fe, N.M. Held to benefit the New Mexico Association on Indian Affairs. Mrs Charles H. Dietrich was chairperson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The photographs of works exhibited were given to the donor, Sylvia Loomis, by Mrs. Charles H. Dietrich.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knee, Ernest, 1907-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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