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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009

Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009

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Series 2: Publications , 1939-1985
4.3 linear feet
Boxes 7-11, BV 25-26, OV 27

This series contains research files and administrative materials related to O'Connor's publications on the WPA/FAP and New Deal artists, Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now (1969), New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs (1972), Art for the Millions (1973), and Federal Art Patronage Notes (publication, 1974-1984). Documents include correspondence with publishers, research notes, financial records, drafts, proofs, and final reports.
The series is arranged as 4 subseries. Materials are arranged by document type.
2.1: Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now, 1939-1985
2.2: New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs, 1968-1972
2.3: Art for the Millions, 1965-1973
2.4: Federal Art Patronage Notes, 1971-1985
2.1: Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now, 1939-1985
DescriptionContainer
Administrative, Account Registers, 1967-1969
7
77
Administrative, D.C. Zoning, circa 1968
7
78
Administrative, Project Bills, circa 1966-1968
7
79
Administrative, Staff, circa 1968-1985
7
80-81
Administrative, Tax Reporting (D.C.), circa 1967-1968
7
82
Administrative, Tax Reporting (federal), circa 1968
7
83
Correspondence, Committee to Save New Deal Art, circa 1970
7
84
Correspondence, Early Press on New Deal, 1967-1968
7
85
Correspondence, Early Research and Proposals, 1962-1969
7
86
Correspondence, General Research Inquiries, 1967-1968
7
87-88
Correspondence, Final Report and Press Coverage, circa 1968-1970
7
89
Correspondence, Form Letters to Artists and Press, circa 1967-1968
7
90
Correspondence, NCFA Deposit of Research Files, circa 1968-1971
8
1
Correspondence, NCFA General Information, 1968-1969
8
2
Draft, Artist and Index/Subject Lists, circa 1967-1969
8
3
Draft, Cover Layout, circa 1968-1969
8
4
Draft, Guide to New Deal Art Project Documentation, 1968
8
5
Report, Preliminary Report of Activities and Accomplishments, 1968
8
6
Report, Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now, 1968-1969
8
7-9
Research, Administrator and Artist Lists, circa 1967-1969
8
10
Research, Annotated Lists of WPA Reports, circa 1967-1969
8
11
Research, Classification Key for National Archives Record Groups, circa 1967-1968
8
12
Research, Data, circa 1968-1969
8
13-20
Research, Division of Information, circa 1967-1969
8
21
Research, FAP, circa 1967-1969
8
22
Research, National Archives, circa 1968
8
23
Research, New York City, circa 1939-1969
8
24-26
Research, New York State, circa 1967-1969
8
27
Research, States (other than New York), circa 1967-1969
8
28
Research, Welfare/Relief, circa 1967-1969
9
1-3
Research, World's Fair, circa 1967-1969
9
4
Research, Notes on File Series "211", circa 1967-1969
9
5
Research, Notes on File Series "651", circa 1967-1969
9
6
Research, Photograph Index List, circa 1967-1969
9
7
Research, Miscellaneous Record Group Notes, circa 1967-1969
9
8
Oversized Computer Printouts from Box 8, Folder 17, circa 1967-1969
BV 25-26
Oversized Coding Forms from Box 8, Folder 18, circa 1967-1969
OV 27
2.2: New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs, 1968-1972
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, circa 1968-1972
9
9-10
Book Cover and Index of Namescirca 1968-1972, circa 1968-1972
9
11
Interview Transcript at End of New Deal Art Projects, circa 1968
9
12-13
2.3: Art for the Millions, 1965-1973
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1970
9
14
Correspondence, New York Graphic Society, circa 1969-1973
9
15-17
Draft Copy, 1970
9
18
Draft, Bibliography and Lists, circa 1965-1973
9
19
Draft, Index and Table of Contents, circa 1965-1973
9
20-21
Draft, Introduction, circa 1965-1970
10
1
Research, Primary Source Documents, 1936-1940, circa 1965-1970
10
2-3
Research, Primary Source Document, Book Layout, circa 1939, circa 1965-1970
10
4
2.4: Federal Art Patronage Notes, 1971-1985
DescriptionContainer
Administrative, Mailing Lists, circa 1974-1983
10
5-7
Administrative, Painting, circa 1981-1985
10
8-9
Administrative, Stationary Pasteups, circa 1971-1975
10
10
Administrative, Subscription Address File, circa 1974-1983
10
11-12
Administrative, Subscription Accounts, circa 1975-1979
10
13-17
Administrative, Subscription Correspondence, 1974-1982
10
18-23
Newsletters, Other Examples, circa 1974-1975
11
1
Newsletter, Early Ideas, 1971-1972
11
2
Volume 1, 1974-1976
11
3-6
Volume 2, 1976-1977
11
7-10
Volume 3, 1978-1980
11
11-13
Volume 4, 1981-1983
11
14-16

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