Oral history interview with Margaret T. Bruce

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bruce63
Creators:
Bruce, Margaret T.
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 October 11
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
15 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Margaret T. Bruce conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1963 October 11 for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Bruce speaks of her husband, Edward Bruce, his family and educational background; his early career in law, foreign trade and lobbying; his career change to painting during the Depression; living in Italy; and his experiences as an administrator for the Treasury Relief Art Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Margaret T. Bruce is the wife of Edward Bruce, administrator of the Treasury Relief Art Project, Washington, D.C.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview 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 39 min.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treasury Relief Art Project 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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