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Robert Douglas Hunter papers, 1961-1964

Robert Douglas Hunter papers, 1961-1964

Hunter, Robert Douglas, 1928-

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 29 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Material relating to the annual Boston Arts Festival, 1961-1964, and the role of the Committee for Fair Representaion in Art Exhibitions, Boston, Massachusetts, of which Hunter was vice-chairman. Included are 7 letters, 2 statements, and 20 clippings relating to the controversy over the jury system used at the festivals and the quality of works exhibited.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and instructor; Boston, Massachusetts.

Provenance

Donated 1974 by Robert Douglas Hunter.

Microfilm roll 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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