Query: Art and state
Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts
Creators:
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1936-1951
Size:
50 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hurdpetp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence concerning Treasury Department art programs, including letters from Edward B. Rowan and Forbes Watson; information on mural competitions; Section of Fine Arts bulletins; and miscellaneous papers and printed material concerning Hurd's murals for the Section of Fine Arts in Texas and New Mexico.

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John Gaw Meem correspondence
Creators:
Meem, John Gaw, 1894-1983
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
20 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.meemjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Official correspondence of the Public Works of Art regional committee for New Mexico and Arizona. Correspondents include: Edward Bruce, Jesse L. Nusbaum, Forbes Watson, Emil Bisttram, and others.

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Elizabeth Keiser papers relating to to a symposium regarding government sponsorship of the arts
Creators:
Keiser, Elizabeth
Dates:
1958-1960
Size:
16 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.keiseliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Keiser regarding a symposium she organized to discuss the National Cultural Center legislative act, copy included, and the United States Arts Foundation bill, copy included, regarding government sponsorship of arts.

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Ronald Alfred Slayton lecture
Creators:
Slayton, Ronald Alfred, 1910-1992
Dates:
1988
Size:
1 Sound cassette
Collection ID:
AAA.slayrona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A lecture delivered by Ronald Alfred Slayton at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1988. Slayton reminisces about his work and life while working on the WPA Federal Art Project in Burlington, Vermont in the 1930s.

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Federal government and the arts / by Norman Pietan
Creators:
Pietan, Norman
Dates:
1951
Size:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pietnorm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Thesis (doctoral.)--Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1949.

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Federal art : a memoir of the thirties
Creators:
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982
Dates:
circa 1980
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((ca. 250 p.))
Collection ID:
AAA.danyjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project. Notes and drafts are also included. Danysh provides candid portraits of many WPA artists and administrators.

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Kenneth Miller Adams papers
Creators:
Adams, Kenneth M.
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Treasury Relief Art Project
Public Works of Art Project
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Dates:
1933-1938
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (21 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.adamkenn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of the Kenneth Miller Adams papers consists of a letter, dated December 1933, from a Public Works of Art Project official on a routine matter, and a letter, dated May 1933, from Cecil H. Jones of the Treasury Relief Art Project in which Jones tells Adams he is trying …

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Censorship and the government-sponsored art projects of the 1930's / Regina L. Wolkoff
Creators:
Wolkoff, Regina L., 1946-
Dates:
1970
Size:
111 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wolkregi
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Grace Overmyer papers
Creators:
Overmyer, Grace
Dates:
1935-1938
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.overgrac
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Replies to Overmyer's questionnaire sent to foreign officials and U.S. Consuls abroad in which she asked about government support of the arts in those countries. This material formed the factual basis for the foreign section of her book GOVERNMENT AND THE ARTS (W.W. Norton, 1939).

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Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week
Creators:
Hough, Halley Brewster Savery
Dates:
1940-1941
Size:
270 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.houghall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, press releases, and miscellaneous publications, chiefly relating to Savery's work as chairman of Art Week and related activities with the National Council for Art Week in Washington state.

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