Oral history interview with Dows Dunham

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dunham71
Creators:
Dunham, Dows, 1890-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1971 October 19
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
26 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Dows Dunham conducted 1971 October 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Discusses his development of an interest in art as a young man and his interest in Egyptian art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dows Dunham (1890-1984) was a curator at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.

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Repository Contact
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