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Richard Guy Walton papers, 1964-1974

Walton, Richard Guy, 1914-2005

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (64 items)

Summary: Official correspondence about the completion of Walton's mural for the Federal Court House Building, Reno, Nevado; a copy of the contract with the General Services Administration; photographs of the project; announcements; and miscellany. In addition there are three letters from Walton to the Archives of American Art about his life and his personal reactions to the mural project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mural painter; Virginia City, Nev.


Donated 1974 by Richard Guy Walton.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Richard Guy Walton papers, 1964-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.