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Public Works of Art Project

Collection Creator:
Storrs, John Henry Bradley, 1885-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and not served to researchers.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
John Henry Bradley Storrs papers, 1890-2007, bulk 1900-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Henry Bradley Storrs papers
John Henry Bradley Storrs papers / Series 3: Personal Business Records / Commission Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw946baf85f-dcfe-4b58-b5ec-3e58d6e707e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-storjohn-ref145

Public Works of Art Project and Public Buildings Administration

Collection Creator:
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1943
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Peter Blume papers, 1870-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Peter Blume papers
Peter Blume papers / Series 5: Personal Business and Financial Records / Business Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9af5228db-bd66-4213-a550-ff81a829e73f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blumpete-ref328

Treasury Department - Public Works of Art Project

Container:
Box 11 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 3-6 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 401, Archives of American Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0401-refidd1e4693

National Exhibition of Art by the Public Works of Art Project

Container:
Box 2, Folder 27, Item 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April 24 - May 20, 1934
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection, 1813-1953, bulk 1915-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection
Miscellaneous art exhibition catalog collection / Series 1: Art Exhibition Catalogs: A-C / Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw991b51089-2e28-4b6c-83c5-071a5691ff36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archamea-ref302

"The Public Works of Art Project: A New Deal for the Artists,"

Collection Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 88
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Forbes Watson papers
Forbes Watson papers / Series 4: U.S. Treasury Department records / 4.5: Wrtitings and Lists
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw900720d95-b4e3-484d-a52c-925c18e29c10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-watsforb-ref200

National Exhibition of Art by the Public Works of Art Project, Whitney Museum of American Art

Collection Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934,
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Forbes Watson papers
Forbes Watson papers / Series 4: U.S. Treasury Department records / 4.6: Printed Material / Exhibition Catalogs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fd44092d-b2a2-4a89-a4ec-18abf3570da5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-watsforb-ref243

Regional Directors and Washington Administrative Staff of Public Works of Art Project

Collection Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Forbes Watson papers
Forbes Watson papers / Series 4: U.S. Treasury Department records / 4.7: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ec992e3d-9a01-48d0-8078-ccf14b8ba576
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-watsforb-ref268

Correspondence of Jesse L. Nusbaum, Regional Director for Arizona and New Mexico - Public Works of Art Project, 1934-1935

Container:
Box 11 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 3-6 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 401, Archives of American Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0401-refidd1e4704

Important PWAP correspondence

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Container:
Reel DC007, Frame 440-531
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1935
Scope and Contents:
Not listed alphabetically. Extracts from artists letters, boards of education,artists organizations, also regional chairmen and committees.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records / Series 3: Central office (Washington, D.C.) correspondence with artists
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cc2e6dd2-9279-4fe3-ad78-1fe66d47a375
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref103

Central office (Washington, D.C.) records

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1933-1935
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, progress and other reports, minutes of meetings, official circulars and letters, personnel and financial records, press releases, and other records relating to the policies, organization, and activities of the Project. A small quantity of records concerns early meetings of the Advisory Committee to the Treasury on Fine Arts which were apparently made a part of this series when it was set up by the Project. Central office correspondence with artists is a separate series (reels DC5-7), described separately.
Arrangement:
Arranged alphabetically by folder heading (names and subjects combined).
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 1
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw945a93b11-68c1-42a4-b7bb-d463defbb537
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref1

Correspondence and personal files of Edward B. Rowan

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (2 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1935
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with prominent artists concerning ways and means of employing unemployed artists; correspondence with artists in the regions, critical evaluations of art produced under the PWAP; copies of articles written by Rowan, and various administrative and reference materials. Rowan was the assistant technical director of the PWAP. He worked closely with Edward Bruce, the director of the PWAP.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 2
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96621b72e-495c-433d-bc2d-3dba4784e82d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref2

Central office (Washington, D.C.) correspondence with artists

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1933-1935
Scope and Contents:
Copies of letters sent to artists in all regions and letters received, concerning problems and individual projects of the artists. Some widely divergent comments on the existent art relief program are expressed in many of the letters.
Arrangement:
With few exceptions, files are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, thereunder chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 3
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f130a019-8895-4a26-a74d-fc16f32ac588
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref3

Correspondence and related records of Cecil Jones

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (4 microfilm reels)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents:
Letters, telegrams and memoranda received from and copies sent to the regional offices and others in the regions; interoffice memoranda; periodic and statistical reports; and minor fiscal records. Cecil Jones was the business director of the PWAP.
Arrangement:
Arranged by region, thereunder, chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 4
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw905bd5fcf-6b01-4134-8b25-ba569f1d3e8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref4

PWAP newspaper clippings

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (2 partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents:
Newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the PWAP specifically at the regional level, November 1933-October 1934.
Arrangement:
Arranged in two groups: November 1933-February 1934 and February 1934-October 1934. Arranged thereunder by region, and thereunder, chronologically.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 5
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw916acdbec-8522-42a1-8698-860fe9bb6be0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref5

Central office (Washington, D.C.) files and publicity materials

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet (1 partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents:
Miscellaneous central office files include: correspondence of Edward Bruce, primarily concerning certain art exhibits; lists of works of art, some showing their final disposition; and miscellaneous correspondence with regional office personnel and artists in the field. The file of publicity materials contains: photocopied press releases and bulletins issued by the Project; copies of magazine articles written by Project employees; and a variety of unsolicited comments and news concerning Project activities, including news clippings, editorials, magazine articles, and speeches.
Arrangement:
File of publicity materials: arranged alphabetically by subject.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 6
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92bc243a4-5536-4aa5-89c6-11898d3b84ff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref6

Final reports, report materials and project issuances

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet (One partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1936
Scope and Contents:
A printed copy of the report of the Assistant of the Treasury to the Federal Relief Administrator for the period December 8, 1933 to June 30, 1934; a typewritten copy of a report covering the PWAP activities and liquidation for the period October 1, 1934 to June 22, 1935; narrative, statistical and other records used in preparation of the reports; reference material supplementing the information in the reports.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 7
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978e9cb19-4020-49ab-9f11-3ce0c404b679
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref7

Regional office records

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents:
A selection of records from central files of the 16 regional offices (the bulk of this material has been disposed of), consists of correspondence, telegrams, and memoranda of an administrative character; minutes of meetings; a few records relating to personnel; charts and statistics; records relating to individual projects, including lists of finished works; and a variety of technical and other reference materials. Activities of committees and subcommittees in the regions are also documented insofar as any records of importance concerning them could be located.
Arrangement:
Arranged by region.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 8
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f43266d3-9274-4b17-ade9-4934bf12f12c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref8

Correspondence of the New York (Region 2) office with artists

Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (4 microfilm reels)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence retained as an example of regional correspondence with artists includes letters dealing with administrative details important to employing artists, the initiation and execution of the individual art projects, and technical and artistic matters; special reports, reference material, and other matter is enclosed with the letters.
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.publworr, Series 9
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b25039ef-bda5-4e5f-805b-207983f269f0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref9

Kenneth Miller Adams papers

Collection Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.adamkenn, Series 1
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Kenneth Miller Adams papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cf95c205-a4f3-4391-92b4-450fe3eb9437
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-adamkenn-ref3

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Collection Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Container:
Reel DC007, Frame 206-397
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1935
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records
Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records / Series 3: Central office (Washington, D.C.) correspondence with artists
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99207c5df-d5de-406c-bc2e-24b659791450
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-publworr-ref100

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