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Creator:
DeWitt, John, 1910-1984  Search this
DeWitt, John, 1910-1984  Search this
Subject:
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Celmins, Vija  Search this
Raffael, Joseph  Search this
Magafan, Ethel  Search this
McCoy, Ann Wyeth  Search this
Hereward Lester Cooke Foundation  Search this
American artist and water reclamation (1973: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
America 1976 (1976-1978: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States. Bureau of Reclamation  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 3 series; each series is arranged chronologically. Series 1: Correspondence, 1965-1979 (Box 1; 10 folders) Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1962-1978 (Box 1, 2; 1.3 linear feet) Series 3: Photographs, 1970-1974 (Box 2; 1 folder)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The scattered papers of federal arts administrator John DeWitt date from 1962-1979, and measure 1.4 linear feet. The collection primarily documents 1970s arts programs sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, an agency of the Department of the Interior. Found within the papers are correspondence concerning the department's art projects and exhibition files for <em>The American Artist and Water Reclamation, 1972, </em> and <em>America 1976</em>.
Citation:
John DeWitt papers, 1962-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
John DeWitt was born in 1910 and was a wood sculptor and federal arts administrator in Washingon, D.C.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The John DeWitt papers were donated in 1987 by DeWitt's widow, Miriam Hapgood DeWitt.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10398
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213774
AAA_collcode_dewijohn
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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