Oral history interview with Olga Burroughs
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.burrou64
Creators:
Burroughs, Olga
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 October 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
11 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Olga Burroughs conducted 1964 October 25, by Mary McChesney.
Scope and Contents
Burroughs speaks of the founding of the Sacramento Art Center; the government's support for the Center; and artists who were affiliated with it, including Dong Kingman, Otis Oldfield and Beniamino Bufano.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Olga Burroughs was an art administrator in Sacramento, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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 30 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts administrators -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women arts administrators Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kingman, Dong, 1911- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sacramento Art Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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