Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984

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Painter, writer; Roswell, N.M.; d. 1984.

From the description of Printed material on Peter Hurd, 1965-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83637048

Artist, writer, rancher. Born in Roswell, New Mexico. Became artist in the 1920s. Painted primarily historical scenes and murals dealing with the Southwest. Died in Roswell, New Mexico in 1984.

From the description of Papers, 1953-1974. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25067106

Peter Hurd (1904-1984) was a painter in San Patricio, N.M.

Peter Hurd was born 1904 in Roswell, N.M., and attended West Point from 1921-1923, leaving to begin a career in art. After attending Haverford College, he studied under N.C. Wyeth and attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1924-1926. In 1929, he married Wyeth's eldest child, Henriette, who was also a painter. Peter Hurd died in 1984. Henriette was born in 1907 in Chadds Ford, Pa., and studied at the Normal Art School in Boston in 1920, and later at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. During the 1930s, the Hurds settled permanently in San Patricio, N.M. Paul Horgan (1903-1995), is the author of Peter Hurd: A Portrait Sketch From Life (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1965) and a longtime friend of Hurd. His 1941 novel, "The Habit of Empire", contains lithographs by Hurd.

From the description of Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth Hurd papers, 1917-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83309405

Muralist, painter, and writer; New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984

Painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.

From the description of Peter Hurd interview, 1964 Mar. 28 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78707460

Muralist, painter, and writer, New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984

Painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.

From the description of Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78892736

Muralist, painter, and writer; New Mexico; b. 1904; d. 1984

Hurd painted murals for the Section of Fine Arts during the Depression.

From the description of Oral history interview with Peter Hurd, 1964 Mar. 28 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312025860

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creatorOf Chavez, Angelico, 1910-1996. Fray Angelico Chavez collection, 1929-1996. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Museum, Records, U 122. 1., 1935-1981 and undated Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,
creatorOf Bonney, Cecil. Cecil Bonney autobiography. University of Texas at El Paso
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. TLS, 1966 February 12 : Sentinel Ranch, San Patricio, New Mexico, to Mr. Shackman, North Hollywood, CA. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Peter Hurd : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth Hurd papers, 1917-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. Correspondence : with Carl Zigrosser, 1971. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Roberts, Charles,. Charles Roberts autograph collection, 1773-1938. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rydal Press Collection, 1930-1967 Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.
referencedIn Phelps, William E., 1897-1967. William E. Phelps papers, 1939-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Printed material on Peter Hurd, 1965-1984. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Vance, James E. "Monk". Vance, James E. "Monk," photograph collection, 1949-1985. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. Papers, 1953-1974. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn West Texas Museum. Records, 1935-1971, 1950-1970. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Records, 1958-1988 University of Texas at Austin. General Libraries
referencedIn New Mexico Coronado Cuarto Centennial Commission Photograph Collection, 1935-1940 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. Letters to Mrs. June S. Lewis, 1957. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Robb, J. D. (John Donald), 1892-1989. Papers, 1957-1970, 1962-1965. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Horgan, Paul, 1903-1995. Constable Correspondence, 1935-1945. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Stokes, Katherine Martin, 1906-. Katherine M. Stokes letters received, 1933. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Carlin Galleries. Carlin Galleries records, 1942-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Fleetwood, Charles,. Oral history interview with Charles Fleetwood, 1979 Mar. 28 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn John Donald Robb Photograph Collection, 1950-1990 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Fray Angélico Chávez Collection, 1929-1996 New Mexico History Museum. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Thomason, Ronald, 1931-. Ronald Thomason papers, 1963-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Quivira Bookshop and Photography Gallery Scrapbook, 1964-1997 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Peter Hurd papers relating to the Section of Fine Arts, 1936-1951. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Oral history interview with Peter Hurd, 1964 Mar. 28 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Van Soelen, Theodore, 1890-1964,. Letters of Theodore Van Soelen, 1950-1963. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Records, 1909-1979, (bulk ca. 1960-1979) University of Texas at Austin. General Libraries
referencedIn Quivira Bookshop and Photograph Gallery. Scrapbook, 1964-1997. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Neuberger, Roy R. Roy R. Neuberger papers, 1940-1979. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hurd, Peter : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
referencedIn Fleetwood, Charles. Charles Fleetwood interview, 1979 Mar. 28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-1994. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1939-1944, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Vance, James E., 1918-1987. James E. "Monk" Vance photographic collection, 1949-1985. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Fleetwood, Charles. Charles Fleetwood papers, 1949-1976. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Mayer, Ralph, 1895-. Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer papers [ca. 1920]-1964. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992. Charles Nagel papers, ca. 1927-1992. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hurd, Peter, 1904-. Peter Hurd interview, 1964 Mar. 28 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hurd, Peter, 1904-1984 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Bacon, Ernst. Papers, 1926-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn President's Office Records: Charles A. LeMaistre. HRC RG1 SG5., 1969-1998 Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
creatorOf Bywaters, Jerry. Jerry Bywaters papers, [ca. 1900-1979]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Garrett Orr Papers, bulk, circa 1873-1994, 1890s-1914, 1935-1965 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Museum of Fine Arts (Museum of New Mexico). Museum of Fine Arts vertical file of New Mexican artists, 1917-[ongoing]. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Coe Family Papers, 1925-1984 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
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associatedWith Annenberg, Walter H., 1908- person
associatedWith Bacon, Ernst, 1898- person
associatedWith Bonney, Cecil. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Bywaters, Jerry. person
associatedWith Carlin Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Chavez, Angelico, 1910-1996. person
associatedWith Coe family family
associatedWith Eisenhower, Julie Nixon. person
associatedWith Eisenstaedt, Alfred. person
associatedWith Fleetwood, Charles, person
associatedWith Hogue, Alexandre, 1898-1994. person
associatedWith Horgan, Paul, 1903- person
associatedWith Horgan, Paul, 1903-1995. person
associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 person
associatedWith Lewis, June S., Mrs, person
associatedWith Loomis, Sylvia Glidden, person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Mayer, Ralph, 1895- person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts (Museum of New Mexico) corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992. person
associatedWith Neuberger, Roy R. person
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith New Mexico. Coronado Cuarto Centennial Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Pat, 1912- person
associatedWith Orr, Garrett person
associatedWith Phelps, William E., 1897-1967. person
associatedWith Quivira Bookshop and Photograph Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Robb, J. D. (John Donald), 1892-1989. person
associatedWith Roberts, Charles, person
associatedWith Rowan, Edward Beatty, 1898-1946. person
associatedWith Shackman, Arthur O. person
associatedWith Stokes, Katherine Martin, 1906- person
associatedWith Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Administrative Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Publications Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Texas Tech University. Museum corporateBody
associatedWith Thomason, Ronald, 1931- person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Vance, James E., 1918-1987. person
associatedWith Vance, James E. "Monk" person
associatedWith Van Soelen, Theodore, 1890-1964, person
associatedWith Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith West Texas Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Wyeth, Henriette, 1907- person
associatedWith Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945. person
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New Mexico
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Birth 1904-02-22

Death 1984-07-09

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