Oral history interview with Peter Hurd

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hurd64
Creators:
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Mar. 28
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording: (45 min.)
7 in.
32 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Peter Hurd conducted 1964 Mar. 28 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Muralist, painter, and writer; New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984 Hurd painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Unrelated interviews of Mary Perry and Claire Laning (4/2/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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