John Rector Barton papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bartjohr
Creators:
Barton, John Rector, 1897-1965
Dates:
1939-1962
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
716 Items
microfilm frames
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Selected files kept by John Rector Barton relating to the Rural Artists program and the Artist-in-Residence program at the University of Wisconsin, including: Rural art show, 1939-1956; Rural art calendar, 1946-1948; University of Wisconsin permanent collection of rural arts, 1942-1952; John Steuart Curry memorial projects, 1946-1957; Extention specialist in rural art, 1946-1947; Wisconsin rural artists groups, 1945-1962; Artist in residence candidates; Aaron Bohrod, 1947-1949; Various artists, 1946-1949; Elizabeth Nolan, 1946-1950 and 1958; Earl Sugden, 1941, 1945-1948, 1962; Walter Thorp, 1946-1950; and Publication, publicity, reveiws and post-publication files, 1946-1949.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Barton was Chair of the College of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin when the Rural Artists Program and the Artist-in-Residence position were initiated. John Steuart Curry was the first artist to hold the Artist-in-Residence position.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3579 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Microfilmed by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, (1 reel).
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The State Historical Society of Wisconsin organized, arranged and microfilmed these papers. The Archives of American Art purchased copies of the film.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Citation
John Rector Barton papers. Owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Microfilm purchased by the Archives of American Art.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bohrod, Aaron Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nolan, Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sugden, Earl Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thorp, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Wisconsin Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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