Oral history interview with Roland F. Dickey

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dickey64
Creators:
Dickey, Roland F.
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 January 16
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
29 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Roland F. Dickey conducted by Sylvia Loomis 1964 January 16 for the Archives of American Art New deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
Dickey speaks of his background and his education at the University of New Mexico. He discusses his work as county supervisor for the Federal Art Project including his duties as supervisor, artists he worked with, his involvement with the Index of American Design, public reaction to the work produced by the project, the importance of the project to the area, its effect on art and artists, and its effect on Dickey's own career. He speaks of his work as director of the art museum in Roswell, New Mexico and his post-FAP career.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Roland F. Dickey (1914- ) is an art administrator in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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 1 hr., 5 min.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museum directors -- New Mexico -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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
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