People’s Art Center of St. Louis

Accession Number: SC 18:70
Location: RB-M
Dates: 1942-1964
Size: 1 regular Hollinger; 0.3 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: SLPL Staff
Acquisition info: Transfer from SLPL Art Department
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: SLPL Art Department
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, October 2018
Conservation notes: Items placed in mylar sleeves and acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains news clippings, annual reports, course information, and exhibit information regarding the People’s Art Center in St. Louis. Funded by the WPA, the People’s Art Center, located at 3657 Grandel Square and 724 N. Union Blvd., was the first integrated arts center in St. Louis.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: No remarks

People’s Art Center of St. Louis
1 regular Hollinger; 0.3 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/2 Annual Reports; 1945-1961 (16)
1/3 Course Information; 1949-1964 (8)
1/4 Exhibit Catalogues and Programs; 1942-1954 (8)
1/5 General Information

-10th Anniversary information; 1952

-Brochures (5)

-Design for Democracy; 1946 (3)

-Fliers; 1945-1946 (6)

-History of the People’s Art Center; 1955

-Invitation; 1958

-Mailings (3)

1/6 News Clippings, 1940s-1950s (65)
1/7 News Clippings, 1960s and Undated (47)
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