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Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938

Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Citation:
Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Kansas  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Kansas  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- Kansas  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208447
AAA_collcode_adamkenn
Theme:
New Deal
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208447

Ted Egri photographs of work for the Federal Art Project, 1938

Creator:
Egri, Ted, 1913-2010  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Brooklyn College  Search this
Citation:
Ted Egri photographs of work for the Federal Art Project, 1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- New York N.Y. -- Photographs  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New York N.Y. -- Photographs  Search this
Art and state -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9835
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212310
AAA_collcode_egritedp
Theme:
New Deal
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212310

John Steuart Curry sketching

Subject:
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1940
Citation:
John Steuart Curry sketching, circa 1940. Don Anderson papers relating to John Steuart Curry, 1942-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3540
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Don Anderson papers relating to John Steuart Curry, 1942-1973
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3540

John Steuart Curry sketching

Subject:
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1940
Citation:
John Steuart Curry sketching, ca. 1940. Don Anderson papers relating to John Steuart Curry, 1942-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Figure drawing  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3541
See more items in:
Don Anderson papers relating to John Steuart Curry, 1942-1973
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3541

Kenneth Miller Adams papers

Creator:
Adams, Kenneth M.  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel (21 items on partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Place:
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
Date:
1933-1938
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection of the Kenneth Miller Adams papers consists of a letter, dated December 1933, from a Public Works of Art Project official on a routine matter, and a letter, dated May 1933, from Cecil H. Jones of the Treasury Relief Art Project in which Jones tells Adams he is trying to have him transferred to the WPA Federal Arts Project. Also included is correspondence, 1936-1937, with Edward Rowan and others of the Section of Fine Arts regarding Section mural competitions. This correspondence includes contracts for two murals painted by Adams – one in Goodland, Kansas (1936) depicting a scene with a figure and a buggy, and one in Deming, New Mexico (1937) entitled Mountains and Yucca. A photograph of each of the murals is also included.
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth Miller Adams (1897-1966) was a painter, muralist, and lithographer in New Mexico. Born in Topeka, Kansas, he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League before serving in World War I. In 1924 he moved to Taos, New Mexico and joined the Taos Society of Artists. In 1933 he worked for the Treasury Relief Art Project and the Public Works of Art Project. He moved to Albuquerque in 1938 and later taught at the University of New Mexico until he retired in 1963. Adams was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1961.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the oral history interview with Kenneth M. Adams, 1964 April 23 conducted by Sylvia Glidden Loomis.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Kenneth Miller Adams.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Kansas  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico  Search this
Muralists -- Kansas  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Kansas  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New Mexico  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Kansas  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- Kansas  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.adamkenn
See more items in:
Kenneth Miller Adams papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98248d620-9b2f-4658-93d8-b6283dbc5621
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adamkenn

Ted Egri photographs of work for the Federal Art Project

Creator:
Egri, Ted, 1913-  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn College  Search this
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of the paintings, sketches and murals Egri did for Brooklyn College, a project of the FAP.
Biographical / Historical:
Ted Egri (1913-2010) was a mural painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y. and Taos, N.M. Taught at Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Wyoming. Preferred media: metal, wood, and mixed media.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Ted Egri.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- New York N.Y. -- Photographs  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New York N.Y. -- Photographs  Search this
Art and state -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.egritedp
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99df43fd9-3f6e-4bca-841e-3a99ec73f358
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-egritedp

Putting things in their place : the causes of local opposition to New Deal art for the Salina, Kansas post office / by Mike Edward Jackson

Author:
Jackson, Mike Edward  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Physical description:
41, [2] leaves, [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Kansas
Salina
Date:
1995
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Post office buildings  Search this
Art and state  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Call number:
ND2635.K2 J33 1995a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_535581

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