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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.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 601-726) 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

Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.