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Dorothy Collins papers, 1939-1942

Creator:
Collins, Dorothy, 1893-
Subject:
Hardy, Merlin
Kerr, Florence
Lehman, Carlton
Overmyer, Grace
Stackpole, Adele
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 35 items (on 2 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Typescripts, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and building plans. Reel NDA 10: Clippings, photographs, building plans, and blueprints relating to the mural decoration of Fort Ord, California, Enlisted Men's Club for the Federal Art Project by artists Carlton Lehman and Merlin Hardy; and a report from Florence Kerr and a document relating to work of the supervisors of WPA and FAP projects [The report and document are under the microfilm title Florence Kerr]; and a FAP publication, WPA GOVERNMENT AID DURING THE DEPRESSION TO PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL, AND OTHER SERVICE WORKERS, 1936, by Grace Overmyer [Microfilm title Grace Overmyer]. Reel NDA 14: Typescript of an article by Adele Stackpole, "Relief Again? What Will You Get for What They Give?" in which she is critical of the WPA; and CALIFORNIA'S MEDICAL STORY IN FRESNO, anon., 1939, which includes illustrations of Bernard Zakheim's murals for the medical school in Fresno; a clipping, and articles by him and his wife; and group photograph of supervisors, artists and assistants in the FAP in San Francisco, April 1936.[Microfilm titles Adele Stackpole, Bernard Zakheim, and WPA-FAP, San Francisco]
Citation:
Dorothy Collins papers, 1939-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 10 & NDA 14 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original returned to Dorothy Collins after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Supervisor, Federal Art Project, Northern California. Supervised the decoration of the Fort Ord's Enlisted Men's Club, which was the last large Federal Art Project and WPA building project in Northern California.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Dorothy Collins.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Women
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
Mural painting and decoration
New Deal, 1933-1939
Public officers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7491
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209650
AAA_collcode_colldoro
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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