Louis Siegriest papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.siegloui
Creators:
Siegriest, 1899-1989
Dates:
1927-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.9 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
4.3 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Art works, biographical material, correspondence, an interview, exhibition material, writings, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3978-3979: Biographical material; letters from Selden Gile, 1927-1928, photocopies of letters from Siegriest to Mae Westaway, 1951-1956, and other letters; a typescript of an essay, "The Society of Six," by Edward Dora; a transcript of an interview with Siegriest conducted by Corinne Gilb, 1954; photographs of Siegriest, Edna Stoddart, Hazel Guggenheim, and others; financial and legal documents; and exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings and other printed material.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Works of art by Siegriest, including 3 progressive proofs and 37 completed silkscreen posters for the Indian Court Federal Building, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939; a signed silkscreen poster for the Frontiers of American Art National Exhibition, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1939; and nine signed studies for posters. Many of the posters were done for the Federal Art Project.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Correspondence, clippings, catalogs, announcements, personal photographs, junior high school notebooks, and family papers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter and graphic artist; Oakland, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3978-3979 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980-1981 by Louis Siegriest, and in 1992 by the Siegriest estate via Suzanne Westaway, executor.

Other Title
Other Title
Louis Siegriest and Edna Stoddart papers (microfilm title)

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Access
Addition: Unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, DC, office.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphic arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stoddart, Edna, d. 1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gile, Selden Connor, 1877-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Westaway, Mae Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guggenheim, Hazel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) -- Posters Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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