Margery Hoffman Smith papers relating to Timberline Lodge, Oregon

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.smitmarg
Creators:
Smith, Margery Hoffman, 1888-1981
Dates:
1939-1948
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 280 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; writings, speeches and notes; clippings and other printed material; a list of requisitions for interior decoration; sketches; correspondence of Emerson J. Griffith, State Administrator for Oregon's Works Progress Administration; lyrics of George Natanson's song "Hail to Timberline"; and photographs of Griffith and Floyd Dell at Timberline Lodge. Also included is correspondence regarding the WPA crafts exhibit at the New York World's Fair.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Margery Hoffman Smith (1888-1981) was a painter, craftsman, and interior decorator from San Francisco, California. Smith was art director for the Timberline Lodge project on Mount Hood, Oregon, which was built under the authority of the WPA in the 1940s. She became the assistant state director of the Federal Art Project in Oregon.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2550 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Sarah Munro, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent by Sarah Munro, 1982, who served as the Vice President of Friends of Timberline.

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
Handicraft -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interior decorators -- Oregon Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Oregon Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Griffith, Emerson J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Or.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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