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Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers

Creator:
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956  Search this
Beverley Studios (Staunton, Va.)  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1936-1956
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, announcements, extension exhibition reports, catalogs, essays and talks, photographs, and clippings mostly relating to her work in the Federal Art Project (Va.) with the Federal Art Galleries in Lynchburg and in Big Stone Gap, Va. Essays concern such matters as church art, trends in contemporary American art (ca. 1950), humor in art, on "seeing" landscape painting, and James J. Sweeney's exhibition in 1950. Among the photographs are one of Day and her husband Horace painting outdoors taken by Beverley Studios, 1948, and one of Ella Graham Agnew.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, educator; Salisbury, N.C. and Staunton, Va. Born 1907, died 1956. Directed Federal Art Gallery at Big Stone Gap and at Lynchburg and was the assistant state art supervisor for the Federal Art Project in Virginia. Married Horace Day and together were co-directors of the art department at Mary Baldwin College.
Provenance:
The donor, Horace Talmadge Day, is the widower of Elizabeth Nottingham Day.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Educators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Virginia  Search this
Church decoration and ornament  Search this
Landscape painting -- Virginia  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Virginia
Identifier:
AAA.dayeliz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dayeliz

FAP records of Adele Clark

Creator:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983  Search this
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967  Search this
Singleton, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
10.5 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
0.6 Linear feet (Reel NDA 2: (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1963
Scope and Contents:
Unmicrofilmed material: Correspondence of Adele Clark, Thomas Parker, and Thomas Singleton; minutes of meetings time sheets and monthly reports; subject files on various FAP projects; photographs; and prints, watercolors, and sketches done by FAP artists. Most of the records relate to the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts in Richmond, Va., the Big Stone Gap Community Art Center, and the Index of American Design.
Reel NDA 2: Ca. 500 letters, reports, rosters, directives, manuscripts and other materials pertaining to the FAP in Virginia; ca. 135 photographs of administrators, students, works of art, and art exhibitions; ca. 120 pages of sketches by FAP artists; and news clippings, mimeographed programs, and circulars.
Biographical / Historical:
Clark was the Virginia state director of the Federal Art Project (FAP); Parker and Singleton were both directors of the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts, Richmond, Va. The FAP was a federal relief art program established under Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) which provided work for unemployed artists and craftsmen during the Depression.
Related Materials:
Adele Clark papers; also at: Special Collections, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Provenance:
The donor, Adeline Cox, is the niece of Adele Clark.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Virginia  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fedeartp11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedeartp11

Oral history interview with Adele Clark

Interviewee:
Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
35 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1963 November 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Adele Clark conducted on 1963 November 16, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Clark speaks of her role as administrator of the Federal Art Project in Virginia.
Biographical / Historical:
Adele Clark (1882-1983) was an art administrator and Federal Art Project director from Richmond, Virginia.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Arts administrators -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.clark63
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-clark63

Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers, 1936-1956

Creator:
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956  Search this
Beverley Studios (Staunton, Va.)  Search this
Subject:
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Virginia  Search this
Church decoration and ornament  Search this
Landscape painting -- Virginia  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7393
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209550
AAA_collcode_dayeliz
Theme:
Women
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209550

Children painting spring landscapes at Lynchburg Community Art Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

Subject:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1930s
Topic:
Children  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18781
See more items in:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18781
Online Media:

Children at Lynchburg Community Art Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

Subject:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1930s
Topic:
Children  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18782
See more items in:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18782

FAP records of Adele Clark, 1931-1963

Creator:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Subject:
Parker, Thomas Cleveland  Search this
Singleton, Thomas  Search this
Clark, Adèle  Search this
United States  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Virginia  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9798
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212236
AAA_collcode_fedeartp11
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212236

Oral history interview with Adele Clark, 1963 November 16

Interviewee:
Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Arts administrators -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12520
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213378
AAA_collcode_clark63
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213378

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