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Oral history interview with Peter Hurd, 1964 Mar. 28

Interviewee:
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel (45 min.) ; 7 in.
Transcript: 32 p.
General Note:
Unrelated interviews of Mary Perry and Claire Laning (4/2/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Summary:
An interview of Peter Hurd conducted 1964 Mar. 28 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Peter Hurd, 1964 Mar. 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Muralist, painter, and writer; New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984 Hurd painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Authors
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Muralists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12808
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213581
AAA_collcode_hurd64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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