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University of Georgia paintings

University of Georgia paintings

Descriptive Summary

Title: University of Georgia paintings
Creator: Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967
Inclusive Dates: 20th century
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 oversize_folders
Collection Number: UA19-009
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Wilbur G. Kurtz, Sr. (1882-1967) was an artist and historian most famous for his role as technical advisor and set designer for the film Gone with the Wind (1939). His knowledge of the Battle of Atlanta made him valuable to the production. He would do similar work for Song of the South (1946) and The Great Locomotive Chase (1956).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two gouache paintings of campus buildings at the University of Georgia: the library, constructed in 1905, and the Academic Building.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University of Georgia paintings, UA19-009, University of Georgia Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967
Paintings (visual works)
University of Georgia
University of Georgia. Libraries

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Painting of University of Georgia library (constructed in 1905) and Academic Building by Wilbur G. Kurtz, undated