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Artists for Victory, Inc. records, 1942-1946

Creator:
Artists for Victory, Inc
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor
Beal, Gifford
Brinckerhoff, A. F. Arthur F.
Chapin, Cornelia Van Auken
Cox, Allyn
Crisp, Arthur
Geiffert, Alfred
Gellert, Hugo
Hogner, Nils
Juta, Jan
Leboit, Joseph
Levi, Julian Clarence
Manship, Paul Howard
Nichols, Hobart
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel
Steese, Edward
Todd, Bianca
Walker, Ralph Thomas
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
600 items (on 2 microfilm 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:
Minutes of board meetings, correspondence, committee papers, financial records, etc. Correspondents include John Taylor Arms, Gifford Beal, A. F. Brinckerhoff, Cornelia Chapin, Allyn Cox, Arthur Crisp, Alfred Geiffert, Jr., Hugo Gellert, Nils Hogner, Jan Juta, Joseph Leboit, Julian Clarence Levi, Paul Manship, Hobart Nichols, Nathaniel Pousette-Dart, Edward Steese, Bianca Todd, and Ralph T. Walker.
Citation:
Artists for Victory, Inc. records, 1942-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 115-116 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Based in New York, N.Y., 1942-1946. This organization was formed by artists who desired to assist in the war effort by using their artistic abilities. Activities included a war poster competition, British-American goodwill exhibition, sponsoring portrait drawings, demonstrations of arts and crafts, and instruction in military hospitals. Officers include Paul Manship, John Taylor Arms, Arthur Crisp, Ralph T. Walker, Hobart Nichols, Hugo Gellert.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Helen Treadwell.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Administrative records
Art
Financial records
Painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8429
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210603
AAA_collcode_artifor
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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