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David S. Osborn master's thesis and related papers concerning the Federal art project in California, 1956

Creator:
Osborn, David S.
Subject:
Labaudt, Lucien Adolphe
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (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:
A 73 page thesis, MURAL PROJECTS OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT IN THE BAY AREA OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, University of California (Berkeley), December 17, 1956; handwritten notes about the mural projects; and photographs of murals painted by Lucien Labaudt.
Citation:
David S. Osborn master's thesis and related papers concerning the Federal art project in California, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 504-599) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Glenn Wessels after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
The Federal Art Project (FAP) fell under the jurisdiction of Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Established in May 1935 specifically as a work relief program for unemployed artists. Each state and territory had its own programs and were administered aid from the federal government via a local agency.
Provenance:
The lender, Glenn Wessels, is a professor in the art department of the University of California (Berkeley).
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
Mural painting and decoration, American
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9819
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212279
AAA_collcode_osbodavi
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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