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Creator:
Koerner, Daniel V., 1909-1977  Search this
Subject:
Barr, Norman  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Koerner, Daniel V.  Search this
Watson, Morris  Search this
Merrill, Lewis  Search this
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Artists League of America  Search this
Artists' Conference of the Americas  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Arts Bill  Search this
International Artists Organization  Search this
United American Artists  Search this
United States.Work Projects Administration  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence; material relating to government support for the arts and to artists' unions and international organizations; cartoons and illustrations; writings; notes; legal documents; clippings; and printed material.
REEL N70-40: Correspondence, 1939-ca. 1948, mostly about alleged government suppression of the arts. Included are 5 letters from Rockwell Kent and 2 from Morris Watson. In addition, there are printed items such as newsletters and bulletins.
REEL 1337: Letters, notes, minutes, address lists, speeches, manuscripts, and printed matter regarding dismissals of WPA-FAP artists, the Woodrum relief bill, support for the Federal Arts Bill (1937-1938), Artists' Union, United American Artists, Artists League of America (and in particular its disaffiliation from the United Office and Professional Workers of America), Artists' Conference of the Americas (1939), and the International Artists Organization (1946-1948). Correspondents include Norman Barr, Lewis Merrill, and Rockwell Kent.
UNMICROFILMED: Original cartoons and illustrations; correspondence; legal documents; writings; notes; clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
Daniel Koerner papers, 1902-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Cartoonist, painter; New York, N.Y. Also known as Danotto.
Provenance:
Material on reels N70-40 & 1337 donated 1970-1975 by Daniel Koerner. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 by Natalie Nolan and Dr. Cassandra L. Smith, long time friends of Koerner.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Painters  Search this
Trade unions and the arts  Search this
Art  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Cartoonists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9157
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211351
AAA_collcode_koerdani
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211351