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Fredrick Olmsted papers, 1940-1941

Olmsted, Fred, 1911-



Collection Information

Size: 17 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Photographs of Olmsted's sculpture of the head of Michelangelo for the San Francisco Junior College and a copy of a speech delivered during Homecoming to dedicate his works, April 27, 1941.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, San Francisco, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project in San Francisco.


The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, collected papers for AAA from artists and administrators of the various government funded art programs of the Depression. It was part of a larger nation-wide, collecting project, "New Deal and the Arts."

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 15 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

Fredrick Olmsted papers, 1940-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.