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Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938

Adams, Kenneth M., 1897-1966

Muralist, Lithographer, Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 21 items (on partial microfilm reel).

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.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel NDA 1 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Kenneth Miller Adams papers, 1933-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.