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Sawyer Falk papers relating to the Federal Theater Project, 1935-1939

Falk, Sawyer, 1898-1961

Arts administrator, Actor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 160 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence with Falk regarding the Federal Theater Project in New York, particularly at the Civic University Theater in Syracuse. Correspondents include Hallie Flanagan, National Director of FTP. Also, programs, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, and a copy of INJUNCTION GRANTED, a play published in 1938.

Biographical/Historical Note

Educator; Syracuse, New York. Director of the Drama Department at the University of Syracuse. Active in the Federal Theater Project.


The lender, Syracuse University Library and Archives, has Falk's papers. Falk was a professor of drama at the University.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the Library-Archives, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 19 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

Sawyer Falk papers relating to the Federal Theater Project, 1935-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.