Oral history interview with Donal Hord

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hord64
Creators:
Hord, Donal, 1902-1966
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 25-30
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Donal Hord conducted 1964 June 25-30, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hord speaks of his sculpture work for the Federal Art Project in San Diego; his early training and travel; his interest in Indian subject matter; the influence of Mexican art; his stone carvings; and his techniques and materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; San Diego, Calif.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/hord64.htm
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Sound quality is poor.
General
Unrelated interviews conducted by Betty Hoag are also on these tapes, including Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius, and James M. and Helen Bess Clarke.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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