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WPA/FAP Artists' Files

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1971
Scope and Contents:
Files consist of questionnaires filled out by WPA, PWAP (Public Works of Art Project), Treasury Section, and TRAP (Treasury Relief Art Project) artists for O'Connor's Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now project (FSVA) dating from 1967-1969. Included in some artists' files are original artist correspondence, curriculum vitae, exhibition catalogs, and announcements. Also found are copies of WPA correspondence from the National Archives, and copies of Government Service Administration employment histories. Original research notations, and two reports drafted by O'Connor are retained within the records. Statistical data derived from the questionnaires are included in the reports.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and electronic media with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. The Artists' Questionanaires require permission from each artist before publishing, quoting, or reproducing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Artists' questionnaires: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from the individual artist. The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.oconfran, Subseries 1.2
See more items in:
Francis V. O'Connor papers
Francis V. O'Connor papers / Series 1: NCFA Library
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-oconfran-ref210

Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art, 1931-1999

Creator:
Park, Marlene, 1931-  Search this
Markowitz, Gerald E., 1944-  Search this
Park, Marlene, 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Palmer, William  Search this
Magafan, Ethel  Search this
Markowitz, Gerald E.  Search this
Reisman, Philip  Search this
Rothschild, Lincoln  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Van Veen, Stuyvesant  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Walton, Marion  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Cronbach, Robt. (Robert M.)  Search this
Citron, Minna Wright  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Gellert, Hugo  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
King, Roy E.  Search this
Katz, Leo  Search this
Lanning, Edward P.  Search this
Kotin, Albert  Search this
National Personnel Records Center (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6277
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216622
AAA_collcode_parkmarl
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216622
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Photograph of Edna Reindel with her cat, Dozy

Photographer:
Woolcock, Iris  Search this
Woolcock, Iris  Search this
Subject:
Reindel, Edna M.  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Stamford, Conn.
Date:
circa 1940
Topic:
Artists with their pets  Search this
Cats  Search this
Murals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6376
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Edna Reindel papers, circa 1918-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6376

Olin Dows letter to William Gropper and draft response from Gropper

Creator:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Gropper, William, 1897-1977  Search this
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Subject:
Dows, Olin  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1936 May 18
Topic:
Murals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10986
See more items in:
William Gropper papers, 1916-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10986
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Edward Bruce, Washington, D.C. letter to Leon Kroll

Creator:
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943  Search this
Subject:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1937 October 4
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10990
See more items in:
Leon Kroll papers, circa 1900-1988
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10990
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Forbes Watson letter to Olin Dows

Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1879-1960  Search this
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1879-1960  Search this
Subject:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1938 Sept. 7
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15183
See more items in:
Olin Dows letters, 1938-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15183
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Oral history interview with Paul Sample, 1971 October 10

Interviewee:
Sample, Paul Starrett, 1896-1974  Search this
Sample, Paul Starrett, 1896-1974  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Lie, Jonas  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13224
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213061
AAA_collcode_sample71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213061

Oral history interview with Boris Gilbertson, 1964 June 25

Interviewee:
Gilbertson, Boris, 1907-1982  Search this
Gilbertson, Boris, 1907-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Animal sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Wisconsin -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213486
AAA_collcode_gilber64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213486

Oral history interview with Marion Greenwood, 1964 Jan. 31

Interviewee:
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970  Search this
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Lithographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Mosaicists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11871
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213496
AAA_collcode_greenw64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213496
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Oral history interview with James Herbert Fitzgerald and Margaret Tomkins, 1965 Oct. 27

Interviewee:
FitzGerald, James Herbert, 1910-  Search this
FitzGerald, James Herbert, 1910-  Search this
Interviewer:
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Muralists -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12432
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213585
AAA_collcode_fitzge65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213585
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Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood, 1965 Jan 29

Interviewee:
Greenwood, Grace, 1905-  Search this
Greenwood, Grace, 1905-  Search this
Interviewer:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11861
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216474
AAA_collcode_greenw65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216474

Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson, 1936

Creator:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Subject:
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Sculpture, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5929
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208761
AAA_collcode_treareli
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208761

William C. Palmer papers, 1933-1978

Creator:
Palmer, William C. (William Charles), 1906-1987  Search this
Federal Art Project (Iowa)  Search this
Palmer, William C. (William Charles), 1906-1987  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Public art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- United States  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7241
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209389
AAA_collcode_palmwill
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209389

Karal Marling papers, 1932-1973

Creator:
Marling, Karal Ann, 1943-  Search this
Marling, Karal Ann, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Eckhardt, Edris  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson  Search this
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
History  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9071
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211264
AAA_collcode_marlkara
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211264

Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk 1912-1972

Creator:
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Subject:
Sizer, Theodore  Search this
Rosenfeld, Paul  Search this
Weston, Faith  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard  Search this
Mumford, Lewis  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Dows, Olin  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor  Search this
Studio House (Phillips Memorial Gallery)  Search this
Adirondack Trail Improvement Society  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
International Association of Art. United States Committee  Search this
Food for Freedom, Inc.  Search this
Harvard Lampoon (Organization)  Search this
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors  Search this
Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA). Americans-in-Britain Outpost  Search this
New York State Council on the Arts  Search this
Phillips Collection  Search this
National Council on the Arts and Government  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Montross Gallery  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Type:
Christmas cards
Notes
Etchings
Speeches
Articles
Postcards
Poems
Woodcuts
Sketches
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Glass negatives
Lantern slides
Copper plates
Place:
Adirondack Mountain Reserve (N.Y.)
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9346
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211542
AAA_collcode_westharo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211542
Online Media:

James Milford Zornes papers, 1934-1954

Creator:
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008  Search this
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008  Search this
Subject:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- California  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9455
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211653
AAA_collcode_zornjame
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211653

Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records, 1933-1936

Creator:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Subject:
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
United States. Department of the Treasury  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9772
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212175
AAA_collcode_publworr
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212175

Treasury Relief Art Project selected administrative and business records, 1935-1939

Creator:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Subject:
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Dows, Olin  Search this
United States. Department of the Treasury  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9773
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212176
AAA_collcode_treareap
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212176

Section of Fine Arts selected administrative records and correspondence, 1934-1943

Creator:
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture  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
Topic:
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9774
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212177
AAA_collcode_unstpbad
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212177

Wilbur D. Peat papers, 1933-1939

Creator:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Subject:
Milliken, William Mathewson  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Indiana  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Indiana  Search this
Art and state -- Indiana  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212340
AAA_collcode_peatwilb
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212340

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