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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Dates:
1906-1975
Size:
4 Reels (ca. 600 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.bentthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; an interview with Benton concerning his Truman Library mural; correspondence, including many illustrated letters to his parents written while he was in school, studying in Paris, and in the Navy in Virginia; a letter from Thomas Craven and one from Stanton Macdonald-Wright; manuscripts, including "An American in Art," "An Art...

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project (Mich.)
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwomi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

66 cards identifying specific projects, giving the project title, location, artists involved and miscellaneous information; and 400 cards giving biographical information on participating artists.

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project (N.Y.)
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((700 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwony
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Receipts for works of art deposited with the New York Regional Committee by the Public Works of Art Project. Receipts state the artists' names, addresses, employment dates, amount, medium and location of work.

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project
Dates:
1934-1964
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwoca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous correspondence of Walter Heil, regional director of PWAP, 1934; form letters from Edward Bruce, national director; and a typescript reminiscence of the PWAP and a letter from Ray Strong addressed to Mary McChesney and dated 1964.[Microfilm title, "Ray Strong"]

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Creators:
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942
Dates:
1930-1983
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodgrap
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Grant Wood papers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1983. Included are three newspaper obituaries for Grant Wood and six letters to art educator, Zenobia Ness, discussing his exhibition plans, paintings, Stone City Art Colony, and the Federal Public Works of Art Projects. The collection also contains two letters, including a Stone City brochure, to Walter Pritchard Eaton, Professor of Drama at Yale University. Also found are writings, newspaper clippings containing articles on Wood, and other printed material. Photographs in the collection, some of which are signed, are of Wood in his studio and at the Artist Camp at Stone City, and various works of art.

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Dates:
1935-1978
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bentthoh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two broadsides advertising activities for Thomas Hart Benton Homecoming Day in Neosho Missouri; a printed letter handed out to visitors during his painting of the mural at the Missouri State Capital building; 3 letters and a typescript of a booklet about Benton's mural in the Missouri capital (all photocopies); and a photocopy of a letter to the ed...

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Creators:
Baker, Mildred, 1905-
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 September 21
Size:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.baker63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mildred Baker conducted 1963 September 21, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
circa 1960-1992
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 403
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records focus almost exclusively on the operations of the Archives of American Art after its transfer to the Smithsonian Institution in 1970, with only a few inclusions from its earlier days. The materials document the work of the central AAA office in Washington, D.C., and include records of Richard N. Murray, Director, 1983-1987; ...

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Creators:
Curry, Kathleen, 1899-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1990 and 1992
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.curry90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kathleen Curry regarding John Steuart Curry, conducted on 1990 and 1992, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966
Dates:
1933-1939
Size:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.peatwilb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 quest...

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