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League of New Hampshire Craftsmen records, [ca. 1931-1941]

Creator:
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.H.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca.11,000 items (on 11 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Primarily correspondence; also business records, and printed matter containing information on marketing, sales, funding, membership, Craftsmen's Fairs, classes of craft instruction, and Works Project Administration and the Emergency Relief Administration.
Citation:
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen records, [ca. 1931-1941]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1520-1531 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
The League was formally established in 1932 as the League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts, later changing its name to the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. Its goal was to encourage the development and education of the crafts of New Hampshire, to support the exhibition and display of members' works. It members number approximately 3000.
Provenance:
The League's arrangement of these papers was maintained in the filming process.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artisans
Decorative arts
Handicraft
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7875
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210042
AAA_collcode_leagof
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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