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

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

Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 50 items (on partial microfilm reel).

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Peter Hurd.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Peter Hurd after microfilming.

Microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 601-726) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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