Hurd, Peter Mural

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This tape is a narration by Carol Collier describing Peter Hurd’s historical mural located at Holden Hall (then the old West Texas Museum) on the Texas Tech campus.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Peter Hurd Mural

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Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Carol Collier

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Peter Hurd, Painter, Writer, Rancher, Born: Roswell New Mexico (1904), West Texas Museum, Historical mural, Fresco, Assisting artists, Project began (February 1953), Procedure, Cartoon as guide, Tools and equipment, Categories, Categories, Merchants, Crone Webster Furr, Circuit riders, Robert Franklin Dunn, Freighters, Walter S. Posey, Bankers, Charles Ernest Maedgen, Journalists, James Lorenzo Dow, Town builders, Marion Virgil Brownfield, Cowboys, Sam Cullen Arnett, Cattlemen, William Electious Halsell, Stock farmers, Daniel R. Couch, Pioneer women, Dora G. Roberts, Teachers, Marcy M. Dupree, Oil men, Sid W. Richardson, Doctors, Marvin C. Overton, Lawyers, William Harrison Bledsoe, Civic leaders, Clifford B. Jones, Chroniclers, J. Evetts Haley, W. Curry Holden, Tom Lea, John Avery Lomax, Peter Hurd, Mural, Cost, Rotunda architecture, Painting, Details.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1953-1957

Bulk Dates: 1953-1957

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