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Jared French papers, 1936-1937

Creator:
French, Jared, 1905-1988
Subject:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 items (on partial microfilm reel)
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:
Two contracts between the U.S. Treasury Department, Section of Painting and Sculpture, and French, in which he agrees to paint murals in the Parcel Post Building in Richmond, Virginia, and in the Post Office in Plymouth, Pennsylvania.
Citation:
Jared French papers, 1936-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2812 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mural painter, sculptor, etcher, and draftsman; New York, N.Y. Born in Ossining, N.Y. Studied at Amherst College and at the Art Students League.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Jared French.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Business records
Federal aid to the arts
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Mural painting and decoration, American
Post office buildings
Post office buildings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8133
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210304
AAA_collcode_frenjare
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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