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Series 6 | A Finding Aid to the Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960 | Digitized Collection

Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960

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Series 6: Notes and Research Material, 1935-1970
(Boxes 15-16; 0.25 linear ft.)

This series contains research material on folk art and folk artists in addition to material that appears to be related to Cahill's criticism of William Francis McDonald's book
Federal Relief Administration and the Arts
(Ohio State University Press, 1969) sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies.
Notes found here are primarily for
The Artists' America
, an unpublished book by Cahill, and include typescripts of essay fragments and artist biographies, and lists of artists and works of art showing locations and owners. There are also notes relating to the review of the book
The Birth of the American Tradition in Art
, by Oskar Hagen, handwritten notes relating to Erwin Panofsky and miscellaneous notes.
DescriptionContainer
American Council of Learned Societies, circa 1949
5292
0519-0531
Erwin Panofsky, undated
5292
0533-0581
Folk Art and Folk Art Dealers, 1935, undated
5292
0583-0670
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
1105
0347-0364
Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1935-1970
5292
1317-1435
Notes for
The Artists' America
, circa 1941-1946
5292
0959-1315
Notes for Book Review,
The Birth of the American Tradition
, by Unidentified Author for
The New Republic
, circa 1940
5292
0953-0958

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