A Finding Aid to the George Gurney Interviews with Sculptors, 1977-1978, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gurngeor2
Creators:
Gurney, George
Dates:
1977-1978
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
Repository:
The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980. No recordings were made for interviews with Carl Paul Jennewein, Joseph Kiselewski, Bruno Mankowski, and David Kresz Rubins, but questionnaires completed by them exist.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged alphabetically as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Gurney is an art historian who worked as a curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. He wrote various books on American architecture including Sculpture and the Federal Triangle on the development, implementation, and demise of the architectural design of the Federal Triangle area of Washington, DC.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art by George Gurney in 1984.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. research Center.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
George Gurney interviews with sculptors, 1977-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art museum curators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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