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Wallace Richards papers, 1932-1933

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Creator:
Richards, Wallace, 1904-1959
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart
Craven, Thomas
Simonson, Lee
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (partially filmed on 1 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:
Papers regarding Richards' supervision of the Indiana exhibit "A Century of Progress," Chicago, 1933, and Thomas Hart Benton's mural commissioned for that event. Included are: correspondence with Benton, Thomas Craven, and Lee Simonson and others; writings; organizational records; installation photographs; a book based on Benton's murals; clippings; and printed miscellany.
Citation:
Wallace Richards papers, 1932-1933. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1732 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art administrator; Indianapolis, Ind.
Provenance:
Papers donated by Gwin Richards, a son of an associate of Thomas Hart Benton.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Administrative records
Art
Arts administrators
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8445
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210620
AAA_collcode_richwall
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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