By Jennifer Whitlock
Primary Creator: Peat, Wilbur David (1898-1966)
Extent: 7.0 Linear Feet. More info below.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged into five series: Research files, Writings, Notes for lectures, Reference files, and Photographs and Negatives.
The Wilbur D. Peat Research Papers contain materials related to Peat’s articles, books, lectures, and classes predominantly from the years 1935-1958. The collection includes notes and index cards on Indiana artists and collectors, article clippings, bibliographies, exhibition catalogs, photographs of artworks, and correspondence with art collectors, curators and artists’ families. The materials contain extensive notes relating to a number of Peat’s books including Pioneer Painters of Indiana, Indiana Houses of the Nineteenth Century, Chinese Ceramics of the Sung Dynasty, and Portraits and Painters of the Governors of Indiana, 1800-1943.
A portion of this collection, relating to Pioneer Painters of Indiana, has been digitized in partnership with IUPUI University Library made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library. You can access the digital collection here: http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/WilburPeat
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions: Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder. Please contact the Archivist for more information.
John Herron Art Institute, Wilbur David Peat, Dewey Albinson, A. S. Baylinson, Wenona Day Bell, Thomas Hart Benton, George Biddle, et al. 1929. Wilbur D. Peat correspondence. Smithsonian Institute Archives of American Art. http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/wilbur-d-peat-correspondence-8509
Owner index for Peat's Indiana houses of the nineteenth century. 1900. Indiana Historical Society.
Peat, Wilbur David. 1965. Correspondence. Indiana Historical Society Library. http://opac.indianahistory.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?v2=1&ti=1,1&CallBrowse=1&PID=I8TNBrxpssHoV3a_Udolr_EIzKcuC
Peat, Wilbur David. 1962. Indiana houses of the nineteenth century collection, ca. 1920-1963. Indiana Historical Society Library. http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/indiana-houses-of-the-nineteenth-century.pdf
Peat, Wilbur David. 1893. Pioneer painters of Indiana collection. Indiana Historical Society. http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/pioneer-painters-of-indiana-collection-1893-1957.pdf
Peat, Wilbur David, and Richard Keith Doud. 1964. Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat. Smithsonian Institute Archives of American Art. http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/interviews/oral-history-interview-wilbur-d-peat-11812
Peat, Wilbur David, and William Mathewson Milliken. 1933. Wilbur D. Peat papers. Smithsonian Institute Archvies of American Art. http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/wilbur-d-peat-papers-9845
Peat, Wilbur David. n.d. Wilbur David Peat: vertical file. Indianapolis Museum of Art Stout Reference Library.
John Herron Art Institute, and Wilbur David Peat. 1940. Chinese ceramics of the Sung dynasty. Indianapolis: John Herron Art Museum.
Peat, Wilbur David. 1962. Indiana houses of the nineteenth century. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society.
Peat, Wilbur D. 1964. Nineteenth century domestic architecture of Allen County, Indiana. Fort Wayne, In: Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County.
Peat, Wilbur David. 1954. Pioneer painters of Indiana. [Indianapolis]: Art Association of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Peat, Wilbur David. 1944. Portraits and painters of the governors of Indiana, 1800-1943. Indianapolis: Indiana historical Society.
Preferred Citation: [Title of item], [Date], [Container information], Wilbur D. Peat Research Papers (M002), IMA Archives, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN.