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Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972

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5.2: Procurement Building Murals , 1935-1964
(Box 11-12, OV 39; 0.4 linear feet)

Harold Weston's murals for the Procurement Building at 7th St SW and D ST SW in Washington, D.C. were completed under the Treasury Relief Art Project of the federal Works Progress Administration. Found here are clippings, correspondence concerning Weston's affiliation with the Treasury Relief Art Project, a description and other interpretive materials about the murals written and compiled by Weston, exhibtion catalogs and other printed materials, notes about the execution and restoration of the works, photographs and negatives, proposals and plans, preliminary sketches, and Harold Weston's time cards for the art project.
Description Container Select
Clippings, 1930s-1940s
11
24
Correspondence, 1935-1938
11
25
Description of Murals by Weston, circa 1958
11
26
Exhibition Catalogs, 1936-1937
11
27
Map of the United States, circa 1939
11
28
Notes, circa 1940s
11
29
Notes, Restoration, 1964
11
30
Notes, Paint and Materials Used, 1936
11
31
Photographs of Murals, circa 1940
(5 folders)
11
32-36
Photographs of Murals, Matted, circa 1936-1938
11
37-38
Photographs of Murals, Matted, circa 1936-1938
(2 folders)
12
1-2
Photographs of Murals, Negatives, 1938
12
3
Photographs of Murals, Research, 1930s
(3 folders)
12
4-6
Press Release, 1938 June 1
12
7
Proposals and Plans, circa 1936
12
8
Sketches, circa 1936
(See also OV 39)
12
9
Treasury Department Bulletin, 1935 May-June
12
10
Time Reports, 1936-1938
12
11
Oversized Sketches, circa 1936
(From Box 12, Folder 9)
OV 39

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