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Marian Simpson clippings and photographs, 1934-1958

Creator:
Simpson, Marian, 1899-1978
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
ca.20 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:
Photographs and clippings.
Reel NDA 1: Photographs of marble panels for the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, California done for the Federal Art Project.
Reel NDA 3(frames 21-30): Newpaper clippings from San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles papers on Simpson's murals and mosaics, 1934 and 1958.[untitled on microfilm]
Citation:
Marian Simpson clippings and photographs, 1934-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 1 & NDA 3 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel NDA 1: Originals returned to Marian Simpson after microfilming.
Reel NDA 3: Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Marian Simpson (1899-1978) was a painter and mosaicist from Berkeley, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration.
Provenance:
Material on reel NDA 1 lent for microfilming 1964 by Marian Simpson; and material on reel NDA 3 lent 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.
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 painters
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painters
Photographs
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212282
AAA_collcode_simpmari
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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