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Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936

Creator:
John Herron Art Institute
Subject:
Simkhovitch, Simka
Sheets, Nan
Borst, George H.
Redfield, Edward Willis
Evans, Virginia Bargar
Grabach, John R.
Keller, Henry G.
Kuehne, Max
Waugh, Frederick Judd
Dougherty, Paul
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)
Clear, Charles Val
Carian, Varaldo J.
Singer, Clyde J.
Borie, Adolphe
Speicher, Eugene Edward
Bell, Wenona Day
Albinson, Dewey
Ryder, Chauncey F.
Plaschke, Paul Albert
Mulhaupt, Frederick J.
Eakins, Susan Hannah Macdowell
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Seyffert, Leopold
Fiene, Ernest
McFee, Henry Lee
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard
Moffett, Ross E.
La Chance, Georges
Philipp, Robert
Weber, Max
Brook, Alexander
Tromka, Abram
Nayland, Watson
Kroll, Leon
Fitzpatrick, Kelly (John Kelly)
Carroll, John
Wiltz, Arnold
Hunger, Bernard A.
Savage, Eugene
Lucioni, Luigi
Smith, Judson Dejonge
Farnsworth, Jerry
Cohen, Max B.
Baylinson, A. S.
Hopper, Edward
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
King, Fanny Mahon
Wrenn, Harold Holmes
Cirino, Antonio
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Rosen, Charles
Speight, Francis
Benton, Thomas Hart
Brecher, Samuel
Marsh, Reginald
Brackman, Robert
Biddle, George
Greener, Charles T. (Charles Theodore),
Peat, Wilbur David
Gruppe, Charles Paul
Folinsbee, John Fulton
Davey, Randall
Wilcox, Lois
Myers, Jerome
Garber, Daniel
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)
Gilder, Robert F. (Robert Fletcher),
Higgins, Eugene
Reed, Doel
Millet, Clarence
Verner, Elizabeth Quale O'Neill
Wood, Grant
Sterne, Maurice
Rush, Olive
Warren, Ferdinand E.
Stieglitz, Alfred
Cikovsky, Nicolai
Fabrick, Anton Piers
Eddy, Henry S. (Henry Stephens),
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie)
Carpenter, E. F.
Dickinson, Edwin Walter
Perrine, Van Dearing
Newcombe, Warren
Klitgaard, Georgina
Peirce, Waldo
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Hofmeier, Miriam McKinnie
Phillips, Marjorie
Gailor, Charlotte
Blume, Peter
Bohm, C. Curry
Curry, John Steuart
Sewall, Edward
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (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:
Correspondence of director Wilbur D. Peat. Many of the letters are from well-known artists of the 1920s and 1930s relating to their contributions to an exhibition of American paintings which Peat was assembling in 1932-1933. [Microfilm title: The Herron Museum of Art]
Correspondents include: Dewey Albinson, A. S. Baylinson, Wenona Day Bell, Thomas H. Benton, George Biddle, Peter Blume, Ernest Blumenschein, C. Curry Bohm, Adolphe Borie, George H. Borst, Robert Brackman, Samuel Brecher, Alexander Brook, Charles E. Burchfield, Varaldo J. Carian, Mrs. E. F. Carpenter, John Carroll, Nicolai Cikovsky, Antonio Cirino, Charles Val Clear, Max B. Cohen, John S. Curry, Randall Davey, Charles H. Davis, Edwin Dickinson, Paul Dougherty, Susan M. Eakins, Henry S. Eddy, Virginia B. Evans, Jerry Farnsworth, Ernest Fiene, John K. Fitzpatrick, John F. Folinsbee, Anton P. Fabrick, Charlotte Gailor, Daniel Garber, Robert F. Gilder, William J. Glackens, John R. Grabach, Charles T. Greener, Charles P. Gruppe,
Eugene Higgins, Edward Hopper, Bernard A. Hunger, Henry G. Keller, Fanny M. King, Georgina Klitgaard, Leon Kroll, Max Kuehne, Georges La Chance, Luigi Lucioni, Reginald Marsh, Henry E. Mattson, Henry Lee McFee, Miriam McKinnie, Clarence Millet, Ross E. Moffett, Francis Mora, Frederick Mulhaupt, Jerome Myers, Watson Nayland, Warren Newcombe, Waldo Peirce, Van Dearing Perrine, Robert Philipp, Abraham Phillips (Tromka), Majorie Phillips, Paul A. Plaschke, Edward Redfield, Doel Reed, Charles Rosen, Edward B. Rowan, Olive Rush, Chauncey Ryder, Eugene F. Savage, Henry Schnakenberg, Zoltan Sepeshy, Edward Sewall, Leopold Seyffert, Nan Sheets, Simka Simkhovitch, Clyde J. Singer, Judson Smith,
Eugene Speicher, Francis Speight, Maurice Sterne, Alfred Stieglitz (letter written on the back of Peat's letter to Georgia O'Keeffe and written for her), Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Ferdinand E. Warren, Frederick Judd Waugh, Max Weber, Lois Wilcox, Arnold Wiltz, Grant Wood, and Harold Holmes Wrenn.
Citation:
Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D131 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
The John Herron Art Institute became the Indianapolis Museum of Art ca. 1969-1970. Peat was director 1929-1965.
Provenance:
Donated 1962 by the John Herron Museum of Art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Museum records
Art, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8509
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210686
AAA_collcode_johnherr
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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