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Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951

Hurd, Peter, b. 1904 d. 1984
Painter, Illustrator
Active in San Patricio, N.M.

Collection size: 50 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence concerning Treasury Department art programs, including letters from Edward B. Rowan and Forbes Watson; information on mural competitions; Section of Fine Arts bulletins; and miscellaneous papers and printed material concerning Hurd's murals for the Section of Fine Arts in Texas and New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note: Muralist, painter, and writer, New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984 Painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Peter Hurd.

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