Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hurdpetp
Creators:
Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1936-1951
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
50 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence concerning Treasury Department art programs, including letters from Edward B. Rowan and Forbes Watson; information on mural competitions; Section of Fine Arts bulletins; and miscellaneous papers and printed material concerning Hurd's murals for the Section of Fine Arts in Texas and New Mexico.

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

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 601-726) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Peter Hurd after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Peter Hurd.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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