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Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951

Catalog Data

Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
50 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence concerning Treasury Department art programs, including letters from Edward B. Rowan and Forbes Watson; information on mural competitions; Section of Fine Arts bulletins; and miscellaneous papers and printed material concerning Hurd's murals for the Section of Fine Arts in Texas and New Mexico.
Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 601-726) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Peter Hurd after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Muralist, painter, and writer, New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984 Painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Peter Hurd.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painters  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters  Search this
United States  Search this
Record number:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art