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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.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
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
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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