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Federal art : a memoir of the thirties, circa 1980

Catalog Data

Creator:
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (ca. 250 p.)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project.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.
Citation:
Federal art : a memoir of the thirties, circa 1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Died 1984.
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Elizabeth D. Danysh, Danysh's widow.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214542
AAA_collcode_danyjose
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214542