Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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.
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.
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.
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001