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

Creator:
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
Subject:
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Watson, Forbes
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
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.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Muralist, painter, and writer, New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984 Painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Peter Hurd.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
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 painters
Mural painting and decoration, American
New Deal, 1933-1939
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7826
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209993
AAA_collcode_hurdpetp
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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