Oral history interview with Kenneth Warnock Evett

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.evett64
Creators:
Evett, Kenneth Warnock, 1913-
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Oct. 10
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in
14 Pages
Transcript: (on one microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Kenneth Warnock Evett conducted 1964 Oct. 10, by Joseph Trovato for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Evett speaks of his background and education at Colorado State University; his first involvement with the Federal Art Project; under Boardman Robinson as an assistant on a mural; four post office murals he painted; his opinions of the project; and its effect on the development of American art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, mural painter; Ithaca, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3419 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.

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

Keywords
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Mural painting and decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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