Oral history interview with Patricia Stanley Cunningham
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cunninp64
Creators:
Cunningham, Patricia Stanley, 1907-1984
McChesney, Mary Fuller
Dates:
1964 July 28
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Patricia Stanley Cunningham conducted 1964 July 28, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Cunningham speaks of her training at the University of California, Berkeley; her work for the Federal Art Project as a muralist in public school buildings and on the easel painting project; how her work was supervised; artists she knew; and the effect of the Federal Art Project on her career. She recalls Bruce Ariss, Burton Boundey, Beniamino Bufano, and Amalie Waldo.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Patricia Stanley Cunningham (1907-1984) was a painter, sculptor, designer, and muralist from Carmel, California.

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 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 48 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
Muralists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ariss, Bruce Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boundey, Burton, 1879-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waldo, Amalie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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