Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938

Adams, Kenneth M., b. 1897 d. 1966
Painter, Muralist, Educator, Lithographer
Active in Albuquerque, N.M.

Collection size: 21 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A letter, December 1933, from a Public Works of Art Project official on a routine matter, and a letter, May 1933, from Cecil H. Jones of the Treasury Relief Art Project in which Jones tells Adams he is trying to have him transferred to the WPA - Federal Arts Project; correspondence, 1936-1937, with Edward Rowan and others of the Section of Fine Arts, regarding Section mural competitions, including contracts for two murals painted by Adams, one in Goodland, Kansas 1936 [a scene with a figures and a buggy], and one in Deming, New Mexico, 1937 [entitled MOUNTAINS AND YUCCA]; and a photograph of each of the murals.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, lithographer; Albuquerque, New Mexico; b. 1897; d. 1966.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Kenneth Miller Adams.

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