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Frances Foy and Gustaf Dalstrom papers, 1909-1961

Frances Foy and Gustaf Dalstrom papers, 1909-1961

Foy, Frances M., 1890-1963

Muralist, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, New Deal materials, exhibition and financial records.

Biographical/Historical Note

Muralists and painters; Chicago, Ill. Married in 1923. Worked on the Public Works of Art Project and Federal Art Project. Painted several post office murals. Belonged to local arts organizations such as the Renaissance Society and the No-Jury Society of Artists. Foy, who used her maiden name professionally, gained recognition locally for her paintings of flowers.


Donated 1987 by Lars M. Dalstrom, son of Frances Foy and Gustaf O. Dalstrom.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 4077-4078 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frances Foy and Gustaf Dalstrom papers, 1909-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.