Ward Lockwood papers, 1913-1963

Lockwood, Ward, b. 1894 d. 1963
Painter, Educator
Active in Austin, Tex.; Taos, N.M.

Collection size: 1.5 linear ft.(on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1913-1963, regarding Lockwood's work on murals for government buildings, and letters from Andrew Dasburg, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Abraham Rattner; a 23 page diary, 1931-1933; an anecdotal reminiscence of John Marin; career resumes; 6 sketchbooks; 6 speech texts; material relating to mural projects in Washington, D.C., in Lexington, Kentucky, and in Wichita, Kansas; photographs of Lockwood, his works, and of mural classes; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Mural painter, painter and educator; born in Kansas; attended University of Kansas, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Ransom Academy in Paris. Worked on various government buildings painting murals for the WPA. Taught in the art departments at University of Texas, University of California at Berkeley and elsewhere. Lived in Taos, N.M. for many years.

Donated 1964 by Mrs. Ward Lockwood, widow of Lockwood.

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