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Wilbur D. Peat papers, 1933-1939

Creator:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966
Subject:
Milliken, William Mathewson
Public Works of Art Project
Treasury Relief Art Project
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
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; financial reports; project reports and bulletins of the Public Works of Art Project; correspondence with William Milliken, Director of Region 9 of the PWAP, relating to the administration of PWAP and Treasury Relief Art Project; applications; work reports and letters from aritsts about their projects, analyses of their work in questionnaire format; minutes; photographs; clippings; and miscellaneous papers relating to Treasury Department art projects in Indiana.
Citation:
Wilbur D. Peat papers, 1933-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 22 & NDA 23 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Wilbur D. Peat (1898-1966) was the Divisional Manager of the Public Works of Art Project in Region 9, which included Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky. He was also the director of the John Herron Museum of Art in Indianapolis (later the Indianapolis Museum of Art), from 1929-1965.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Wilbur D. Peat.
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
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
Government records
New Deal, 1933-1939
Public officers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212340
AAA_collcode_peatwilb
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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