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

Hough, Halley Brewster Savery

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 270 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Richard Berner after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Correspondence and printed material relating to National Art Week, 1940-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.