Sylvia Loomis papers, 1938-1941

Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Arts administrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Santa Fe, N.M.

Collection size: 0.6 linear feet

Collection Summary: Correspondence, teaching files, artwork and printed material documenting Sylvia Loomis' time teaching in the Arts Education program for the Federal Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sylvia Loomis was an art teacher in New York, New York.

The papers were initially lent for microfilming in 1964 by Sylvia Loomis. All but the photographs were subsequently donated in 2014 with additional material by Loomis' daughter, Ilse Gay.

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  • Microfilm reels NDA 2 (fr.35-47) & NDA 27 (fr. 529-592) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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Also in the Archives is material lent for microfilming (reel NDA2) including photographs of students in classes at the FAP Art Education program.

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