Oral history interview with Guy Anderson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.anders83
Creators:
Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998
Kingsbury, Martha, 1941-
Dates:
1983 February 1-8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
86 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Guy Anderson conducted 1983 February 1-8, by Martha Kingsbury, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.
Scope and Contents
Anderson speaks of his education; his career; the Great Depression and its impact on art and on him; working in the Seattle Art Museum in the 1930s; murals in the 1930s; the Spokane Art Center; vegetarianism; his travels in Alaska, Mexico, and Japan; meeting Morris Graves; religious painting; and the importance of the human figure to art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Guy Anderson (1906-1998) was a painter, from LaConner, Washington.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Existence and Location of Originals
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.

General
General
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 27 minutes.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Figurative art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- Washington (State) -- History Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Northwestern States -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American -- Northwestern States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Graves, Morris, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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