E. Herndon Smith papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.smiteher
Creators:
Smith, E. Herndon (Edward Herndon), b. 1891
Dates:
1936-1942
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
100 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence relating to the Federal Arts Bill, 1938, and the work of the Office of Civilian Defense. Correspondents include Olin Dows and Emma Roche. In addition there are reports of the WPA-FAP, Alabama; a list of project and wages for WPA-FAP, New York; instructions for silkscreening, finishing and other technical details; 5 photos of WPA artists at work; a cost list for an Alabama mural; clippings and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor and painter; Alabama. Smith served as volunteer chairman for the Alabama bureau of the Office of Civilian Defense, 1942, and was also Supervisor of Federal Art and Museum Projects for the WPA-FAP, Alabama.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 379 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, E. Herndon Smith, after microfilming, 1972.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1972 by E. Herndon Smith.

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
Federal aid to the arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Alabama Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Alabama Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roche, Emma Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Ala.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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