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E. Herndon Smith papers, 1936-1942

Creator:
Smith, E. Herndon (Edward Herndon), 1891-
Subject:
Dows, Olin
Roche, Emma
Federal Art Project (Ala.)
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
100 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence relating to the Federal Arts Bill, 1938, and the work of the Office of Civilian Defense. Correspondents include Olin Dows and Emma Roche. In addition there are reports of the WPA-FAP, Alabama; a list of project and wages for WPA-FAP, New York; instructions for silkscreening, finishing and other technical details; 5 photos of WPA artists at work; a cost list for an Alabama mural; clippings and miscellany.
Citation:
E. Herndon Smith papers, 1936-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 379 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, E. Herndon Smith, after microfilming, 1972.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Sculptor and painter; Alabama. Smith served as volunteer chairman for the Alabama bureau of the Office of Civilian Defense, 1942, and was also Supervisor of Federal Art and Museum Projects for the WPA-FAP, Alabama.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1972 by E. Herndon Smith.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Painters
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8830
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211015
AAA_collcode_smiteher
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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