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Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week, 1940-1941

Hough, Halley Brewster Savery
Arts administrator
Active in Seattle, Wash.

Collection size: 270 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, press releases, and miscellaneous publications, chiefly relating to Savery's work as chairman of Art Week and related activities with the National Council for Art Week in Washington state.

Biographical/Historical Note: Savery was chairperson of National Art Week for the state of Washington, Seattle, Washington. National Art Week was an attempt by the Federal Art Project to cultivate a greater cultural and consumer awareness of the arts across America. It lasted only 2 years, 1940 and 1941.

Lent for microfilming by, Richard Berner, 1964. Berner is affiliated with the University of Washington in Seattle.

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