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Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938

Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966
Subject:
Jones, Cecil H.
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Federal Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
21 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.
Summary:
A letter, December 1933, from a Public Works of Art Project official on a routine matter, and a letter, May 1933, from Cecil H. Jones of the Treasury Relief Art Project in which Jones tells Adams he is trying to have him transferred to the WPA - Federal Arts Project; correspondence, 1936-1937, with Edward Rowan and others of the Section of Fine Arts, regarding Section mural competitions, including contracts for two murals painted by Adams, one in Goodland, Kansas 1936 [a scene with a figures and a buggy], and one in Deming, New Mexico, 1937 [entitled MOUNTAINS AND YUCCA]; and a photograph of each of the murals.
Citation:
Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, lithographer; Albuquerque, New Mexico; b. 1897; d. 1966.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Kenneth Miller Adams.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Art and state
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the arts
Mural painting and decoration
Mural painting and decoration
New Deal, 1933-1939
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208447
AAA_collcode_adamkenn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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