Oral history interview with Leslie Cheek interview

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cheek64
Creators:
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 March 9
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A summary by Richard Doud of an interview he conducted of Leslie Cheek for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Cheek discusses theatre in Virginia; the Federal Theatre Project; and the WPA.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leslie Cheek (1908-1992) was the director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in Richmond, Virginia.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use requires an appointment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type 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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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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