Oral history interview with Robert Boardman Howard

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.howard64
Creators:
Howard, Robert Boardman, 1896-1983
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Sept. 16
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
Sound recording: 1 sound file
digital, wav file
12 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Robert Boardman Howard conducted 1964 Sept. 16 by Mary McChesney.
Scope and Contents
Howard speaks of his background and education; his early paintings and sculptures; his involvement with the Federal Art Project in San Francisco; Coit Tower; and his opinions of federal support for the arts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Boardman Howard (1896-1983) was a sculptor from San Francisco, Calif.

Administration
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.

Using the Collection
System Details
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel (5 in.)

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Coit Memorial Tower (San Francisco, Calif.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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