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Wilbur D. Peat correspondence

Creator:
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Names:
Albinson, Dewey, 1898-1971  Search this
Baylinson, A. S., 1882-1950  Search this
Bell, Wenona Day  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard, 1874-1960  Search this
Bohm, C. Curry, 1894-  Search this
Borie, Adolphe, 1877-1934  Search this
Borst, George H., 1889-  Search this
Brackman, Robert, 1898-  Search this
Brecher, Samuel, 1897-  Search this
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Carian, Varaldo J., 1891-  Search this
Carpenter, E. F., Mrs  Search this
Carroll, John, 1892-1959  Search this
Cikovsky, Nicolai, 1894-  Search this
Cirino, Antonio, 1889-  Search this
Clear, Charles Val, d. 1967?  Search this
Cohen, Max B.  Search this
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946  Search this
Davey, Randall, 1887-1964  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978  Search this
Dougherty, Paul, 1877-1947  Search this
Eakins, Susan Macdowell  Search this
Eddy, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1878-1944  Search this
Evans, Virginia Bargar  Search this
Fabrick, Anton Piers  Search this
Farnsworth, Jerry, 1895-1982  Search this
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Fitzpatrick, Kelly (John Kelly)  Search this
Folinsbee, John Fulton, 1892-1972  Search this
Gailor, Charlotte  Search this
Garber, Daniel, 1880-  Search this
Gilder, Robert F. (Robert Fletcher), 1856-1940  Search this
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938  Search this
Grabach, John R.  Search this
Greener, Charles T. (Charles Theodore), 1870-1935  Search this
Gruppe, Charles Paul, 1860-1940  Search this
Higgins, Eugene, 1874-1958  Search this
Hofmeier, Miriam McKinnie, 1906-  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Hunger, Bernard A.  Search this
Keller, Henry G., 1869-1949  Search this
King, Fanny Mahon, b. 1865  Search this
Klitgaard, Georgina, 1889-1977  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Kuehne, Max, 1880-1968  Search this
La Chance, Georges, 1888-  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988  Search this
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Mattson, Henry E. (Henry Elis), 1887-1971  Search this
McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953  Search this
Millet, Clarence, 1897-1959  Search this
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis), 1874-1940  Search this
Mulhaupt, Frederick J., 1871-1938  Search this
Myers, Jerome, 1867-1940  Search this
Nayland, Watson  Search this
Newcombe, Warren, b. 1894  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970  Search this
Perrine, Van Dearing, 1869-1955  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Phillips, Marjorie, 1895-1985  Search this
Plaschke, Paul Albert, 1880-1954  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965  Search this
Reed, Doel, b. 1894  Search this
Rosen, Charles, 1878-1950  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F., 1868-1949  Search this
Savage, Eugene F., b. 1883  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974  Search this
Sewall, Edward  Search this
Seyffert, Leopold  Search this
Sheets, Nan  Search this
Simkhovitch, Simka, 1893-1949  Search this
Singer, Clyde, 1908-  Search this
Smith, Judson, 1880-1962  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Speight, Francis, 1896-1989  Search this
Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Tromka, Abram, 1896-1954  Search this
Verner, Elizabeth O'Neill, 1883-1979  Search this
Warren, Ferdinand E., b. 1899  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd, 1861-1940  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Wilcox, Lois, b. 1889  Search this
Wiltz, Arnold, 1889-1937  Search this
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942  Search this
Wrenn, Harold Holmes, 1887-1967  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1936
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
The John Herron Art Institute became the Indianapolis Museum of Art ca. 1969-1970. Peat was director 1929-1965.
Other Title:
Herron Museum of Art [microfilm title, reel D131]
Provenance:
Donated 1962 by the John Herron Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
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.
Topic:
Art, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Indiana -- Indianapolis
Identifier:
AAA.johnherr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-johnherr

Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat, 1964 June 25

Interviewee:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- Indiana -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11812
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213722
AAA_collcode_peat64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213722

Wilbur D. Peat papers, 1933-1939

Creator:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Subject:
Milliken, William Mathewson  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Indiana  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Indiana  Search this
Art and state -- Indiana  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212340
AAA_collcode_peatwilb
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212340

Wilbur D. Peat papers

Creator:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Names:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1933-1939
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
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.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators  Search this
Public officers  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Indiana  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Indiana  Search this
Art and state -- Indiana  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.peatwilb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peatwilb

Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat

Interviewee:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 June 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Wilbur D. Peat conducted 1964 June 25, by Richard Doud for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Wilbur D. Peat (1898-1966) was an administrator, Public Works of Art Project in Indiana.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.
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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- Indiana -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.peat64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peat64

Exhibition of the work of George Winter; November 5 to 26, 1939, John Herron art museum, Indianapolis, Indiana

Author:
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Subject:
Winter, George 1810-1876  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. illus. (incl. ports.) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1939
1939]
Call number:
ND237.W77 A7X
ND237.W77A7X
N40.1.W7873J6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_78362

Chinese ceramics of the Sung dynasty / [Wilbur D. Peat]

Author:
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Physical description:
15 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1940
1949
[194-?]
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Pottery, Chinese  Search this
Call number:
738.51 .A9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_858605

Portraits and painters of the governors of Indiana, 1800-1943, by Wilbur D. Peat

Author:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., 385-432 p. ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indiana
Date:
1944
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Governors--Portraits  Search this
Governors--Biography  Search this
Call number:
ND1311.8.I6 P42 1944
ND1311.8.I6P42 1944
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_404717

The house of the singing winds; the life and work of T.C.Steele [by] Selma N. Steele, Theodore L. Steele [and] Wilbur D. Peat

Author:
Steele, Selma N (Selma Neubacher) ca. 1870-1945  Search this
Steele, Theodore L. 1905-  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Subject:
Steele, T. C (Theodore Clement) 1847-1926  Search this
Physical description:
x, 209 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indiana
Date:
1966
Topic:
Painters--Biography  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S79475 S8 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465188

Pioneer painters of Indiana

Author:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 254 p. illus., ports., maps. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indiana
Date:
1954
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N6530.I6P4 1954
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_255408

Portraits and painters of the governors of Indiana, 1800-1978 / by Wilbur D. Peat ; biographies of the governors by Lana Ruegamer ; [photography, Robert Wallace]

Author:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Lazarus, Diane Gail  Search this
Wallace, Robert 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
104 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indiana
Date:
1978
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Governors--Portraits  Search this
Governors--Biography  Search this
Call number:
ND1311.8.I6 P42 1978X
ND1311.8.I6P42 1978X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_117912

Indiana houses of the nineteenth century

Author:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 195 p. illus., plans. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Indiana
Date:
1962
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Call number:
NA7235.I5 P4X
NA7235.I5P4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_10209

Palisades Park, (painting)

Painter:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indianapolis Museum of Art 1200 West 38th Street Indianapolis Indiana 46208-4196 Accession Number: 70.53
Date:
Ca. 1964
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13730579
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_405137

Sacre-Coeur, (painting)

Painter:
Peat, Wilbur David 1898-1966  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indianapolis Museum of Art 1200 West 38th Street Indianapolis Indiana 46208-4196 Accession Number: 72.35.1
Topic:
Cityscape--France--Paris  Search this
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13730635
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_405202

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