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Sylvia Loomis papers, 1938-1941

Creator:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Federal Art Project. Art Education Division
United States.Work Projects Administration
Works Progress Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Correspondence, teaching files, artwork and printed material documenting Sylvia Loomis' time teaching in the Arts Education program for the Federal Arts Project.
Citation:
Sylvia Loomis papers, 1938-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels NDA 2 (fr.35-47) & NDA 27 (fr. 529-592) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Photographs of students from classes available on Reel NDA 2; location of originals unknown.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming (reel NDA2) including photographs of students in classes at the FAP Art Education program.
Biography Note:
Sylvia Loomis was an art teacher in New York, New York.
Provenance:
The papers were initially lent for microfilming in 1964 by Sylvia Loomis. All but the photographs were subsequently donated in 2014 with additional material by Loomis' daughter, Ilse Gay.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art and state
Art schools
Educators
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9823
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212283
AAA_collcode_loomsylv
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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