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Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936

Creator:
John Herron Art Institute
Subject:
Albinson, Dewey
Baylinson, A. S.
Bell, Wenona Day
Benton, Thomas Hart
Biddle, George
Blume, Peter
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard
Bohm, C. Curry
Borie, Adolphe
Borst, George H.
Brackman, Robert
Brecher, Samuel
Brook, Alexander
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Carian, Varaldo J.
Carpenter, E. F.
Carroll, John
Cikovsky, Nicolai
Cirino, Antonio
Clear, Charles Val
Cohen, Max B.
Curry, John Steuart
Davey, Randall
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Dickinson, Edwin Walter
Dougherty, Paul
Eakins, Susan Hannah Macdowell
Eddy, Henry S. (Henry Stephens),
Evans, Virginia Bargar
Fabrick, Anton Piers
Farnsworth, Jerry
Fiene, Ernest
Fitzpatrick, Kelly (John Kelly)
Folinsbee, John Fulton
Gailor, Charlotte
Garber, Daniel
Gilder, Robert F. (Robert Fletcher),
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Grabach, John R.
Greener, Charles T. (Charles Theodore),
Gruppe, Charles Paul
Higgins, Eugene
Hofmeier, Miriam McKinnie
Hopper, Edward
Hunger, Bernard A.
Keller, Henry G.
King, Fanny Mahon
Klitgaard, Georgina
Kroll, Leon
Kuehne, Max
La Chance, Georges
Lucioni, Luigi
Marsh, Reginald
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)
McFee, Henry Lee
Millet, Clarence
Moffett, Ross E.
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)
Mulhaupt, Frederick J.
Myers, Jerome
Nayland, Watson
Newcombe, Warren
Peat, Wilbur David
Peirce, Waldo
Perrine, Van Dearing
Philipp, Robert
Phillips, Marjorie
Plaschke, Paul Albert
Redfield, Edward Willis
Reed, Doel
Rosen, Charles
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Rush, Olive
Ryder, Chauncey F.
Savage, Eugene
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie)
Sewall, Edward
Seyffert, Leopold
Sheets, Nan
Simkhovitch, Simka
Singer, Clyde J.
Smith, Judson Dejonge
Speicher, Eugene Edward
Speight, Francis
Sterne, Maurice
Stieglitz, Alfred
Tromka, Abram
Verner, Elizabeth Quale O'Neill
Warren, Ferdinand E.
Waugh, Frederick Judd
Weber, Max
Wilcox, Lois
Wiltz, Arnold
Wood, Grant
Wrenn, Harold Holmes
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.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Art, American
Museum records
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8509
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210686
AAA_collcode_johnherr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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