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Sacramento Art Center records, 1937-1941

Sacramento Art Center


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, partial microfilm reels

Summary: Correspondence; clippings; writings; reports; photographs; radio script; catalogs; and copy of a WPA Technical Series Art Circular No. 1, FEDERAL SPONSORED COMMUNITY ART CENTERS, October 8, 1937.

Biographical/Historical Note

Community Art Center, Sacramento, Calif. Established May 1938 by the Federal Art Project art education division. Was the first such center to be co-sponsored and funded by the FAP in California.


The lender, John B. Mathew, was an art instructor at Sacramento Junior College and was the secretary of the Sponsoring Committee for the Sacramento Art Center.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to John B. Mathew after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels NDA 3 & NDA 14 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

Sacramento Art Center records, 1937-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.