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Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week, 1940-1941

Creator:
Hough, Halley Brewster Savery
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Wash.)
Federal Art Project. National Art Week
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
270 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, press releases, and miscellaneous publications, chiefly relating to Savery's work as chairman of Art Week and related activities with the National Council for Art Week in Washington state.
Citation:
Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week, 1940-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Richard Berner after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Savery was chairperson of National Art Week for the state of Washington, Seattle, Washington. National Art Week was an attempt by the Federal Art Project to cultivate a greater cultural and consumer awareness of the arts across America. It lasted only 2 years, 1940 and 1941.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by, Richard Berner, 1964. Berner is affiliated with the University of Washington in Seattle.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
New Deal, 1933-1939
Public officers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9833
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212307
AAA_collcode_houghall
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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