Size: 1 item
37 microfilm reels.
WPA-FAP Photographs (unfilmed): 137 items.
Summary: Research material on California art and artists from the Ferdinand Perret Research Library of the Arts and Affiliated Sciences.
Included are an artists' card file and its supplement, containing biographical information on and references to more than 7000 artists and art educators; 169 notebooks on California artists arranged alphabetically by artist, containing clippings, photographs, reproductions of works of art, catalogs and announcements; 152 notebooks, arranged chronologically, relating to the history of art activity in Los Angeles from 1769-1942, containing clippings, illustrations, checklists, and announcements; four v. of clippings from San Francisco area newspapers; five notebooks of handwritten and typed items on California artists and art associations, pre-1840 to 1940; a notebook on California Missions, containing miscellaneous printed material; and photographs relating to the WPA-FAP Southern California Art Project, ca. 1937-1941. Also included is a letter from California artist, Ben Messick to Perret reagrding printed material for Perret's research libary.