Survey Associates selected correspondence

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.survasso
Creators:
Survey Associates
Dates:
1891-1952
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with Lewis Hine, Roy Stryker, Paul Taylor and Dorothea Lange concerning the publication of photographs and articles. Hine correspondence is with Paul and Arthur Kellogg, 1918-1940, and concerns Hine's work for the American Red Cross and many other projects. Stryker correspondence, 1934-1948, is mainly with managing editor Florence Kellogg concerning his work in the Farm Security Administration. Taylor, professor of economics at University of California at Berkeley, and husband of photographer Dorothea Lange, corresponds mainly with Kellogg, 1934-1945, about articles he is writing for the magazine on "rural immigrants," Japanese internment camps, and other topics, and the photographs illustrating them by Lange. The Lange correspondence consists of a few letters, 1943-1945, concerning the mailing and payment for photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Publisher (New York, N.Y.) of the magazine The Survey, which appeared as two separate periodicals from 1933-1948, Survey Graphic and Survey Midmontly. Leading journal of the social work profession and social reform activities. Paul Underwood Kellogg was editor 1912-1952; his brother Arthur was managing editor.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3826-3827 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: University of Minnesota, Social Welfare History Archives.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art by the University of Minnesota Libraries, 1987. The University received the Survey Associates, Inc. records in 1964 from Helen Hall.

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
Survey graphic Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Survey midmontly Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Social problems Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kellogg, Arthur P., d. 1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Paul Schuster, 1895- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lange, Dorothea Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Farm Security Administration.Historical Section.Photographs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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