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Creators:
Sanger, I. J. (Isaac J), 1899-1986
Dates:
[ca. 1927-1960]
Size:
32 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.sangi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook of letters, clippings, artworks, reproductions, and a catalog from the Federal Art Project, "Printmaking: A New Tradition"; 4 sketchbooks; 16 loose sketches and an etching; reproductions; 2 photographs of Sanger at work; and source material for his artwork.

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Creators:
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1934-1943
Size:
19 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.unstpbad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Selected textual records from the Public Buildings Administration Section of Fine Arts (1939-1943) and its two predecessor organizations in the Dept. of the Treasury, the Section of Painting and Sculpture (1934-1938) and Section of Fine Arts (1938-1939). The two series filmed include General Records of the Section (8 ft., reels DC38-43), containing...

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Creators:
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1982
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rothlinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, interviews, printed materials, writings, correspondence, art work, and photographs.

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Creators:
Murry, Jerre, 1904-1973
Dates:
1936-[ca. 1941]
Size:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.murrjerr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Contains photographs of Murry's work, catalogs and announcements, clippings, articles and other printed material.

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Creators:
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth), 1903-1974
Dates:
1963 November 6
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.boydeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Typed notes dated November 6, 1963, excerpted from her notebook. Boyd describes her work for the Index of American Design in New Mexico, 1936-1937, where she was engaged in research, did renderings of folk art for the Index and especially the Portfolio of Spanish Colonial Design, and handled photographs by project photographers. She comments on the...

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Creators:
Abbenseth, William, 1898-1972
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 November 23
Size:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.abbens64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Abbenseth conducted 1964 November 23, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Curatorial Office
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the curatorial records of George Gurney and documents his participation on a selection committee as part of the General Services Administration's Art in Architecture Program to commission artwork for the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Three artists were selected to create artworks for the buil...

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Creators:
Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904-
Dates:
1923-1989
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.yaegedga
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, correspondence, printed material, photographs and art work relate to Yaeger's career as an artist, including his work on the WPA Federal Art Project.

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Creators:
Pels, Albert
Dates:
[ca. 1931-1946]
Size:
0.7 Linear feet ((600 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.pelsalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; personal and business correspondence; financial receipts; correspondence with the Treasury Department regarding murals painted by Pels in Wilmington, De. and Normal, Ill. for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression; ca. 450 sketches of street scenes, figures, and mural studies for government murals; signatures and notes from Kennet...

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Creators:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960
Dates:
1910-1993
bulk 1910-1960
Size:
15.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cahiholg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Holger Cahill (1887-1960) date from 1910 to 1993, with the bulk of the material dating from 1910-1960, and measure 15.8 linear feet. The collection offers researchers fairly comprehensive documentation of Cahill's directorship of the Works Progress/Projects Administration's (WPA) Federal Art Project (FAP) in addition to series documenting his work as a writer and art critic. Material includes correspondence, reports, artist files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.

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