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Katherine Schmidt papers, circa 1921-1971

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Series 2: Business Records and Writings , 1940-1950
(Box 1; 7 folders)

This series houses scattered documentation of activities in which Katherine Schmidt and her colleagues were involved for advocating government support of the arts. Included are several speeches by Schmidt concerning recent trends in the arts, a presentation by Elizabeth McCausland on art patronage, and proposals, reports, and essays written by others analyzing government support of the arts. Also found are meeting minutes taken by Schmidt as secretary of the Committee for New York State Art Legislation, and minutes she collected from other art committee meetings. This series also contains other notes by Schmidt, including a list of exhibits from 1923 to 1933.
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Speeches by Katherine Schmidt, 1940-1941
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J. Frederic Dewhurst, Proposal for the Survey of Art in the United States, 1940
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5
Elizabeth McCausland, "Art Patronage in the United States,", 1945
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6
Various Authors, Proposals for an Art & Defense Program, 1941
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7
Various Authors, Writings and Reports on Government Sponsorship of Art Programs, 1945-circa 1950
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8
Minutes of Meetings, 1945-1950
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Notes by Katherine Schmidt, circa 1940-1950
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10

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