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Dates:
1937-1938, undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence concerning controversy over Kent mural in Post Office Department, Washington, D.C., depicting delivery of Eskimo-language message to the people of Puerto Rico and interpreted as supporting Puerto Rican independence; undated manuscript of "Let Us Change Chiefs," an article by Kent about the mural controversy; see also: Post Office Mu...

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Dates:
1937-1939
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence regarding plans to replace Kent's Puerto Rican mural; also, printed matter concerning proposed Bureau of Fine Arts and the Puerto Rican needlework industry)

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Dates:
1941
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(design and installation of murals for U.S. Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.; correspondence, press releases, and clippings regarding controversy over Eskimo-language message incorporated in the mural that was interpreted as support for Puerto Rican independence; see also: Post Office Murals; Post Office Murals Controversy; Puerto Rican Mur...

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Dates:
1936-1957
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence, 1936-1944, about political and labor conditions in Puerto Rico, civil rights and political prisoners, and Puerto Rican nationalism; correspondence, 1956-1957, with friends in Puerto Rico and plans for visiting)

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Dates:
1934-1938
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence and contracts pertaining to design and installation of murals for U.S. Post Office Department, Washington, D.C.; correspondence, press releases, and clippings regarding controversy over Eskimo language message incorporated in the mural that was interpreted as support for Puerto Rican independence; see also: Puerto Rican Mural)

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Creators:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Dates:
circa 1840-1993
bulk 1935-1961
Size:
88 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Rockwell Kent papers measure 88.0 linear feet and date from circa 1840 to 1993 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1935 to 1961. The collection provides comprehensive coverage of Kent's career as a painter, illustrator, designer, writer, lecturer, traveler, political activist, and dairy farmer.

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