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Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art

Creator:
Park, Marlene, 1931-  Search this
Names:
National Personnel Records Center (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Brooks, James, 1906-1992  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991  Search this
Cronbach, Robt.(Robert M.), 1908-  Search this
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982  Search this
King, Roy E., 1903-  Search this
Kotin, Albert, 1907-1980  Search this
Lanning, Edward P.  Search this
Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993  Search this
Markowitz, Gerald E.  Search this
Palmer, William, 1906-1987  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Reisman, Philip, 1904-  Search this
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-  Search this
Solman, Joseph, 1909-2008  Search this
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001  Search this
Van Veen, Stuyvesant  Search this
Walton, Marion, b. 1899  Search this
Extent:
5.8 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Date:
1931-1999
Summary:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Scope and Content Note:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.

The collection consists primarily of artists' files documenting the WPA, The National Personnel Records Center, the Public Art Preservation Committee, and the U.S. Treasury Relief Art Project. Also found are lists of artists arranged by category, correspondence, transcripts of interviews, printed material, exhibition catalogs, monographs, photographs, slides, and sound recordings. Among the artists are: Charles Alston, Will Barnet, Ilya Bolotowsky, Louis Bouche, James Brooks, Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Minna Citron, Robert Cronbach, Hugo Gellert, Adloph Gottlieb, Leo Katz, Roy King, Albert Kotin, Edward Lanning, Ethel Magafan, William Palmer, Anton Refregier, Philip Reisman, Lincoln Rothschild, Joseph Solman, Harry Sternberg, Stuyvesant Van Veen, and Marion Walton.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series:

Series 1: Artists' Files, 1931-1999 (Boxes 1-5, 7, OV 8-10; 4.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Subject Files, 1934-1999 (Boxes 5, 7, OV 10; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1977-1989 (Box 5; 0.2 linear ft.)

Series 4: Sound Recordings, 1974-1976 (Boxes 5-6; 0.3 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
Art historians Marlene Park and husband Gerald E. Markowitz conducted research on New Deal art projects. Their work resulted in an exhibition "New Deal for Art: The Government Projects of the 1930's with Examples from New York City and State" (1977) and a catalog with the same title. 7), and a book, Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal (1984). Both were on the faculty of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Marlene Park served on the Public Art Preservation Committee from 1979-1982.
Provenance:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art were donated to the Archives in 1999 by art historians Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal art are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Citation:
Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research material on New Deal art, circa 1974-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.parkmarl
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Archives of American Art
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Indians at the Post Office: The Smithsonian American Indian Museum Addresses Native Themes in New-Deal Era Murals

Author:
Starr, Sandra  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2014
Topic:
Postal service  Search this
Letter mail handling  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_127507

"Indians at the Post Office: Native Themes in New Deal-Era Murals" online exhibition, crawled July 2, 2014

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Electronic Records
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-263, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-263-refidd1e209

New Deal Research Files

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Extent:
5.6 Linear feet (Boxes 11-16)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-2009
Scope and Contents:
Materials are of New Deal research collected by or sent to O'Connor in the course of his academic career. These include photocopies of original WPA/FAP correspondence and reports; biographical material on WPA administrators; printed material and notes on scholarly conferences and symposia; final reports on the WPA/FAP; drafts and final copies of academic research by fellow scholars; and printed material on WPA/FAP state specific projects. The events subseries also contains a symposium panel discussion on 1 sound cassette.
Arrangement:
The series is arranged as 6 subseries. Materials for administrators, scholars, and states are arranged alphabetically by name. Events and reports are arranged chronologically, and research is arranged by document type.

3.1: Administrators, 1940-2009

3.2: Events, 1935-1986

3.3: Reports, 1969

3.4: Scholars, 1967-2002

3.5: States, 1940-1987

3.6: WPA/FAP Research, 1930-1997
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:
The Francis V. O'Connor papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Francis O'Connor has retained any intellectual property rights, including copyright, he may possess. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.oconfran, Series 3
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-oconfran-ref847

New Deal Exhibitions

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Extent:
1.4 Linear feet (Boxes 17-18)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1997
Scope and Contents:
Announcements, catalogs, and supporting press coverage of New Deal art exhibitions in the U.S. gathered by O'Connor from the 1960s to the 1990s. Many of these catalogs provide historical background for the 1943 transfer of art from WPA Federal Art Centers to art institutions across the country. The series includes additional correspondence and planning documentation for the University of Maryland's Decade of Federal Art Patronage (1966), which was curated by O'Connor.
Arrangement:
Materials are arranged chronologically.
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:
The Francis V. O'Connor papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Francis O'Connor has retained any intellectual property rights, including copyright, he may possess. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.oconfran, Series 4
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Archives of American Art
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Other New Deal Art Projects

Collection Creator:
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1942
Scope and Contents note:
This subseries contains records related to two other New Deal art projects: the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Art Project and the Treasury Department Art Project (TDAP). Included here are one bulletin relating to the former and four letters and a series of bulletins relating to the latter.
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via the Archives of American Art website.
Collection Rights:
The Holger Cahill papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cahiholg, Subseries 3.11
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-cahiholg-ref546

New Deal

Collection Source:
Numismatics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bratter, Herbert Max, (economist), 1900-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1960
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Herbert M. Bratter Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0137-ref239

Collections List, New Deal

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1981-1982
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:
The Francis V. O'Connor papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Francis O'Connor has retained any intellectual property rights, including copyright, he may possess. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-oconfran-ref914

New Deal Culture Symposium

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-089, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture, (Judith K. Zilczer) Records
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(Judith K. Zilczer) Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-089-refidd1e3894

New Deal Research

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-089, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture, (Judith K. Zilczer) Records
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(Judith K. Zilczer) Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-089-refidd1e3906

New Deal - Graphic works

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1450

New Deal - Art: California

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1462

New Deal - Transfers/Lists

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1511

New Deal - Research

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1535

New Deal - GSA

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1596

New Deal - California

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1693

New Deal - Massachusetts

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1705

New Deal - Read file

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 460, National Museum of American Art. Department of Painting and Sculpture, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0460-refidd1e1742

Moley, Raymond (New Deal)

Collection Source:
Numismatics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bratter, Herbert Max, (economist), 1900-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1939
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Herbert M. Bratter Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0137-ref344

Morgenthau, Henry (New Deal)

Collection Source:
Numismatics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Bratter, Herbert Max, (economist), 1900-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Herbert M. Bratter Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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The Herbert M. Bratter Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0137-ref345

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