Query: Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Oral history interview with Olin Dows
Creators:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 October 31
Size:
111 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.dows63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Olin Dows conducted on 1963 October 31, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.

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Olin Dows letters
Creators:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Dates:
1938-1949
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dowsolin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.

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E. Herndon Smith papers
Creators:
Smith, E. Herndon (Edward Herndon), b. 1891
Dates:
1936-1942
Size:
100 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smiteher
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 …

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Oral history interview with John Davis Hatch
Creators:
Hatch, John Davis
White, H. Wade
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 8
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 7 in.)
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hatch64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Davis Hatch conducted 1964 June 8, by H. Wade White for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Herman Maril
Creators:
Maril, Herman
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1965 September 5
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.maril65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herman Maril conducted 1965 September 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Federal art program papers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry L. Hopkins
Creators:
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Hopkins, Harry Lloyd, 1890-1946
Dates:
1932-1942
Size:
4 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.roosfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Roosevelt, Edward Bruce, Nelson Rockefeller, Hopkins, George Biddle, William Zorach, Olin Dows, Rockwell Kent and others regarding the Public Works of Art Project, the Federal Theater Project, and the Federal Art Project; reports on regional Federal Art Project offices in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Pennsylvania; shipping receipts …

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Emil J. Bisttram papers
Creators:
Bisttram, Emil, 1895-1976
Dates:
1902-1982
Size:
2.3 Linear feet ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bistemil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to work done for the Federal Art Project; business and personal letters; printed material; biographical data; correspondence; and photographs.

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Frank Weitenkampf letters
Creators:
Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962
Dates:
1889-1942
Size:
1,000 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.weitfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Weitenkampf, mainly from artists and collectors concerning examples of their works in the library's collection.

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Belisario Contreras papers
Creators:
Contreras, Belisario R., 1916-
Dates:
1943-1984
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.contbeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian Belisario Contreras measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1943 to 1984. The papers document his research on New Deal Art Projects, including correspondence and copies of correspondence with William C. Agee, George Biddle (including 16 photographs of murals in Mexico City and Washington, D.C. and a clipping), Mrs. Edward Bruce, Olin Dows, Maria Ealand, Arlene Jacobowitz, Masha Zakheim Jewett (including an exhibition catalog and clippings on Bernard Baruch Zakheim), Horace Kallen, Rockwell Kent, Chet LaMore, Merwin C. Phelps, David W. Scott, Harold Weston, and others. Also found are National Endowment for the Humanities grant proposals "NDA Projects in Pennsylvania," 1975, and "Images of the Heartland," 1980, and notes from Contreras' interviews with Maria Ealand, John Gernand, Jacob Kainen, Dorothy Miller, and Selma Rein.

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Chaloner Prize Foundation records
Creators:
Chaloner Prize Foundation
Dates:
1915-1974
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chalpriz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Chaloner Prize Foundation measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1915 to 1974. The records consist of the files of the two Secretaries, George F. Lewis and S. LeRoy French, and four of the Trustees, Charles Platt, William Rand, Olin Dows, and William Platt. Included within these records are correspondence, lists, files on award recipients, and three scrapbooks maintained by Dows. Also found within the collection are legal records, printed material, and financial records.

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