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Selma Rein research material on New Deal art, 1961-1968

Creator:
Rein, Selma
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)
Federal Art Project (Washington, D.C.)
Public Works of Art Project (N.Y.)
Treasury Relief Art Project (N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Material primarily relating Rein's work as research associate on the NEA funded project "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now," directed by Francis V. O'Connor. Included are letters, 1967-1968, some concerning miscellaneous research projects, and the installation of art work on city property in New York state through various WPA programs including PWAP, TRAP, and WPA-FAP; photocopies of letters to Franklin Roosevelt; minutes of a meeting; a list of sponsors of the Washington area committee for the abolition of the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1968; questionnaire forms; letters, 1967, and forms for an independent survey of WPA-FAP works of art installed in schools and institutions in Washington, D.C.; clippings, 1961-1968; and printed material.
Citation:
Selma Rein research material on New Deal art, 1961-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian; Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Donated by Richard Rein, the son of Selma Rein.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Art historians
Federal aid to the arts
Women art historians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10597
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214073
AAA_collcode_reinselm
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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