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Frank Mechau correspondence and mural contracts, 1934-1940

Creator:
Mechau, Frank Albert, 1904-1946
Subject:
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Three letters from Edward B. Rowan, about Mechau's work as a Public Works of Art artist in Colorado; and five contracts for murals to be painted.
Citation:
Frank Mechau correspondence and mural contracts, 1934-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NDA 27 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Frank Mechau, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Mural painter; Colorado. Painted for the Public Works of Art Project in Colorado.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Mrs. Frank Mechau, widow of Frank Mechau.
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Federal aid to the arts
Federal aid to the public welfare
Mural painting and decoration
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9856
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212354
AAA_collcode_mechfran
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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