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Records relating to Index of American Design Exhibition, 1937

Fogg Art Museum


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: Correspondence and a catalog regarding an exhibition: Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration -Index of American Design Exhibition, held January 27-February 10, 1937.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Index of American Design was a project of the research division of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration which produced approximately 20,000 reproductions (photographs and original drawings) and classifications of a wide variety of American art, paintings, sculptures, handicrafts, and folk art.


Lent for microfilming1964 by the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 1 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

Records relating to Index of American Design Exhibition, 1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.