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Federal Music Project records, 1934-1943

Creator:
Federal Music Project (Pa.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
34 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:
Official records containing project proposals; applications; final reports; and correspondence concerning the Pan-American Union.
Citation:
Federal Music Project records, 1934-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 27 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Theodore A. Seder, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Federally funded music project of the Works Progress Administration. The Pan American Union worked with the Federal Music Project and developed projects like the music-copying project. The Philadelphia unit of the copying project reproduced scores of Latin-American compositions which were deposited in the Edwin A. Fleischer collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Provenance:
The lender, Theodore A. Seder, is the curator of the Edwin A. Fleisher Music Collection where many of the reproduced manuscripts are housed.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
Music and state
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9854
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212352
AAA_collcode_fedemusp
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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