Marian Simpson clippings and photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.simpmari
Creators:
Simpson, Marian Hahn, 1899-1978
Dates:
1934-1958
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Reels
ca.20 items (on partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs and clippings.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 1: Photographs of marble panels for the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, California done for the Federal Art Project.
Scope and Contents
Reel NDA 3(frames 21-30): Newpaper clippings from San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles papers on Simpson's murals and mosaics, 1934 and 1958.[untitled on microfilm]

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marian Simpson (1899-1978) was a painter and mosaicist from Berkeley, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 1 & NDA 3 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel NDA 1: Originals returned to Marian Simpson after microfilming.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel NDA 3: Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel NDA 1 lent for microfilming 1964 by Marian Simpson; and material on reel NDA 3 lent 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.

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 -- Oakland -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) 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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