Oral history interview with John Gilmore
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gilmor91
Creators:
Gilmore, John, 1910-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1991 Sept. 5
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
Sound recording
21 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with John Gilmore conducted 1991 Sept. 5, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Gilmore recalls his childhood in Madison, Wis.; growing up in a house built by Frank Lloyd Wright; living in the Phillipines; becoming interested in art history through his sister, Elizabeth Gilmore Holt; his career as a lawyer for the Treasury Dept. in Washington, D.C.; and his involvement in the creation of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic Monuments in War Areas.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Gilmore (1910-1997) was a lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
System Details
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Holt, Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas 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
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