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Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950

Creator:
Collier, Nina Perera
Subject:
Federal Art Project
Federal Music Project (U.S.)
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)
Index of American Design
United States.Federal Emergency Relief Administration
United States.Work Projects Administration
Works Progress Administration
New York World's Fair
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1500 items (on 2 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence and records regarding the Index of American Design, Federal Art Project, Federal Recreation Project, National Symphony Orchestra Summer Concerts, Washington Summer Concerts Association; New York World's Fair, National Fact Finders Exhibition, Federal Writer's Project, Federal Music Project, Federal Theater Project, and the movement for permanent government art programs.
Citation:
Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels NDA 6-NDA 7 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Administrator for the Section of Professional and non-Manual Projects of Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), Washington, D.C. Became publicist for the Information Service of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). FERA was the forerunner of the WPA.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Nina Perera Collier.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
New Deal, 1933-1939
Public officers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7490
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209649
AAA_collcode_collnina
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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