Wilbur D. Peat papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.peatwilb
Creators:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966
Dates:
1933-1939
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
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.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 22 & NDA 23 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Wilbur D. Peat.

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.

Keywords
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New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasury Relief Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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