Wallace Richards papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.richwall
Creators:
Richards, Wallace, 1904-1959
Dates:
1932-1933
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers regarding Richards' supervision of the Indiana exhibit "A Century of Progress," Chicago, 1933, and Thomas Hart Benton's mural commissioned for that event. Included are: correspondence with Benton, Thomas Craven, and Lee Simonson and others; writings; organizational records; installation photographs; a book based on Benton's murals; clippings; and printed miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art administrator; Indianapolis, Ind.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1732 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers donated by Gwin Richards, a son of an associate of Thomas Hart Benton.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Exhibitions -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Indiana -- Indianapolis Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simonson, Lee, 1888- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Craven, Thomas, b. 1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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