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Ward Lockwood papers, 1913-1963

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Creator:
Lockwood, Ward, 1894-1963
Subject:
Dasburg, Andrew Michael
Luhan, Mabel Dodge
Marin, John
Rattner, Abraham
Federal Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.5 linear ft.(on 2 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, 1913-1963, regarding Lockwood's work on murals for government buildings, and letters from Andrew Dasburg, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Abraham Rattner; a 23 page diary, 1931-1933; an anecdotal reminiscence of John Marin; career resumes; 6 sketchbooks; 6 speech texts; material relating to mural projects in Washington, D.C., in Lexington, Kentucky, and in Wichita, Kansas; photographs of Lockwood, his works, and of mural classes; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
Ward Lockwood papers, 1913-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 534-535. available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mural painter, painter and educator; born in Kansas; attended University of Kansas, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Ransom Academy in Paris. Worked on various government buildings painting murals for the WPA. Taught in the art departments at University of Texas, University of California at Berkeley and elsewhere. Lived in Taos, N.M. for many years.
Provenance:
Donated 1964 by Mrs. Ward Lockwood, widow of Lockwood.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Journals (accounts)
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Painting
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5635
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208469
AAA_collcode_lockward
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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