Oral history interview with William Halsey and Corrie McCallum

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.halsey86
Creators:
Halsey, William, 1915-1999
Kirwin, Liza
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-
Dates:
1986 Oct. 27
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recordings
26 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of William Halsey and Corrie McCallum conducted 1986 Oct. 27, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Halsey and McCallum speak of their education at the University of South Carolina in the 1930s, McCallum's early interest in medical illustration, and her responsibilities as the director of the Federal Art Project in Columbia, S.C. They discuss Halsey's studies at the Boston School with Alexandre Iacovleff and Karl Zerbe; his Paige traveling fellowship (1939-1941) and studies in Mexico; their return to Charleston; teaching at Gibbes Art Gallery, Telfair Academy, and the College of Charleston; founding the Charleston School of Art with sculptor Willard Hirsch; McCallum's printmaking and travels; and their recent exhibitions and publications.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Halsey (1915-1999) and Corrie McCallum are painters and art educators from Charleston, S.C.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
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
This interview is 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 others.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirsch, Willard Newman, 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iacovleff, Alexandre, 1887-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gibbes Art Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (S.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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