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American Association of University Women arts project survey report (Louisville) and related materials

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 3
Identifier: 2014_043-UA

Typescript of the American Association of University Women's Arts Project Survey report for Louisville and the report of the chairman of the AAUW Arts Committee on the community arts survey. The survey report details the state of the arts in Louisville, providing information on general community attitudes, traditions, and participation in the arts as well arts institutions such as the "Little Symphony," and amateur writers groups. "The Seven Arts" as practiced in Louisville are described in considerable detail, including the number of people making a living from their work as architects, sclupture, music, literature, theatre, dance, and painting. The report describes the architecture of the area, and includes 12 pages of black and white photographs of Louisville's "most admired buildings" and other examplars, including the University of Louisville Administration Building, the Jefferson County Courthouse, and the Southern Deposit Bank Building. Researchers are asked to use the photocopy provided with this collection, rather than the original, for preservation purposes. The Report of the Chairman gives an overall sense of the surveys and interprets the data they returned.


  • 1938


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0.2 linear feet (3 folders)

American Association of University Women Arts Project Survey Report (Louisville) and Related Materials
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Finding aid is in English.

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Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752