Oral history interview with John Humphrey

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.humphr74
Creators:
Humphrey, John
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1974 June 25
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
41 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of John Humphrey conducted 1974 June 25, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Humphrey speaks of his work at the San Francisco Museum of Art from 1935 to 1974; his previous employment at the Oakland Museum, and the development of Bay Area art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Humphrey is a museum curator from San Francisco, Calif.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' 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
Art -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- California -- San Francisco Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oakland Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Francisco Museum of Art 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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