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Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972

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4.6: National Council on the Arts and Government records , 1954-1972
(Box 7-10, 37; 2.5 linear feet)

Harold Weston was a founder of the National Council on the Arts and Government and served as Vice President and President. The group helped to pass legislation forming the National Endowment for the Arts. Found here are annual reports; a ceremonial letter and pen signed by Mayor Robert F. Wagner; clippings; extensive congressional information regarding bills, committees, and testimony; correspondence and memoranda; financial and legal information; grant proposals; lists; membership and meetings information; notes; organizational history; Patron of the Arts Committees information; petitions; a press kit; printed materials; programs information; reports; resolutions; speeches by Weston; and writings.
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Annual Reports, 1957-1969
(2 folders)
7
12-13
Annual Reports, Proofs, 1957-1969
7
14
Ceremonial Letter and Pen, 1962
7
15
Clippings, 1957-1970
(7 folders)
7
16-22
Congressional Information, 1956-1970
(9 folders)
8
1-9
Congressional Testimony Given by Weston, 1960-1967
8
10
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1956-1972
(7 folders)
8
11-17
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1956-1972
(4 folders)
9
1-4
Financial and Legal Information, 1963-1968
9
5
Grant Proposal, circa 1962
9
6
Interviews with Weston Concerning NCAG, 1956-1965
9
7
Invitation and Guest List, circa 1960s
9
8
Membership Information, 1962-1965
9
9
Meetings Information, 1950-1970
(2 folders)
9
10-11
Notes and Drafts, circa 1960s
(3 folders)
9
12-14
Organizational History, 1954-1968
(2 folders)
9
15-16
Patron of the Arts Committees, 1962
9
17
Petitions, 1956
9
18
Press Kit, 1966
9
19
Printed Materials, 1960s
(4 folders)
9
20-23
Printed Materials, Not NCAG, 1958-1965
9
24
Proposed Bill, 1960 May
9
25
Program Plans, 1966-1968
9
26
Recordings, 1957, 1965
(See also Box 37)
9
27
Reports, 1960s-1965
9
28-29
Resolutions, 1957-1960
9
30
Speeches and Reports by Weston, 1960s
9
31
Tributes to Members, 1965
9
32
"Who Pays the Piper," by Weston, circa 1960
9
33
Writings, 1961-1968
(2 folders)
10
1-2
Recordings, from 10th Anniversary Dinner, 1965
(From Box 9, Folder 27)
37

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