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A survey of art work in the city and county of San Francisco, / by Martin Snipper for the art commission, city and county of San Francisco, 1950

A survey of art work in the city and county of San Francisco, / by Martin Snipper for the art commission, city and county of San Francisco, 1950

Snipper, Martin

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 100 p. (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: A descriptive list of paintings and sculpture in San Francisco public buildings done for federal projects; programs covered include Public Works of Art Project, the Federal Art Project, and Section of Fine Arts competitions for federal buildings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian, San Francisco, Calif. The New Deal art programs provided jobs for thousands of unemployed artists during the Depression.

Provenance

Snipper prepared the survey for the Art Commission of San Francisco in 1950.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel NDA 3 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

A survey of art work in the city and county of San Francisco, / by Martin Snipper for the art commission, city and county of San Francisco, 1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.