UHP 189 -- Visual World

This class guide supports research for Beach Museum topics and UHP 189 focusing on the Visual World.

Library Research Guide

Recommended Databases

These databases offer information specific to the art historical perspective. Oxford Art Online is particularly useful with regards to biographical information.

Information in these databases can help to create context for the work of John Steuart Curry. The historical newspapers, including the New York Times, are considered primary resources.

The Art Full Text database is especially helpful for articles on contemporary art and design. Access is limited to 4 simultaneous users.

Life & Time Magazines

Life and Time magazines are recommended for researching Curry and his contemporaries:

Life Magazine:

Time Magazine:

  • Record in Search It: See the Search It record for print, online, and microfilm (1923-) availability.

Recommended Websites

These resources are freely available.  In some cases if you access them through the links below, or via the list of K-State Libraries Databases, you will take the Get It button with you as you search.  When you do so, you will easily be able to link back to K-State Libraries to check for access via our library holdings or Interlibrary Loan.