Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.boyd64
Creators:
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth), 1903-1974
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 October 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Elizabeth Boyd conducted 1964 October 8, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Boyd discusses her early art training in Philadelphia and Paris; involvement with the Index of American Design; work on the Federal Art Project; New Mexico folk artists; folk art exhibitions in Philadelphia; and the inception of Spanish Colonial department of New Mexico State Museum.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Boyd (1903-1974) is an art administrator, painter, and writer from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folk art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Latino and Latin American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (N.M.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Index of American Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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