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Oral history interview with James Stovall Morris, 1964 May 14

Interviewee:
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13292
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213671
AAA_collcode_morrisj64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213671

James Stovall Morris papers, 1935-1961

Creator:
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9824
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212284
AAA_collcode_morrjame
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212284

Oral history interview with James Stovall Morris

Creator:
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of James Stovall Morris conducted on 1964 May 14, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art
Biographical / Historical:
James Stovall Morris (1898-1973) was a painter in Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 21 min.
Provenance:
This interview 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.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.morrisj64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morrisj64

James Stovall Morris papers

Creator:
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Extent:
10 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico
Date:
1935-1961
Scope and Contents:
Six photographs of Morris' oil paintings done for the Federal Art Project in New Mexico; a list of his works, 1960; a list of collections and exhibitions where his work had appeared, 1960; and a clipping.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Worked on the Federal Art Project in New Mexico during the Depression.
Provenance:
The materials appear to be from a personal scrapbook, perhaps Morris' own, but the origin is uncertain.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.morrjame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morrjame

Photographs of work by FAP artists in New Mexico

Creator:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Names:
Museum of New Mexico. Art Gallery  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Chapman, Manville  Search this
Kavin, Zena  Search this
Kloss, Gene, 1903-  Search this
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
Extent:
40 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1943
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of works by FAP New Mexico artists: Gene Kloss, Manville Chapman, Zena Kavin, and James S. Morris, from the collection of the Museum of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery; and a checklist of the photographed work.
Biographical / Historical:
Federal aid art project during the Depression. The Federal Art Project (FAP) fell under the jurisdiction of Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), established in May 1935 specifically as a work relief program for unemployed artists. Each state and territory had its own programsand were administered aid from the federal government via a local agency.
Provenance:
Prints purchased from Fine Arts Gallery, Museum of New Mexico, 1964.
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  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fedeartp04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedeartp04

Dance at Felipe, (painting)

Painter:
Morris, James Stovall 1898-1973  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1943.38
Date:
Ca. 1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570223
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447889

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