Oral history interviews with Robert Bruce Inverarity

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.invera64
Creators:
Inverarity, Robert Bruce, 1909-1999
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Oct. 29-Nov. 4
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Sound tape reels
Sound recordings (1 hour 30 min.)
7 in.
75 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interviews of Robert Bruce Inverarity conducted 1964 Oct. 29-Nov 4. by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, lecturer, state director of the Federal Art Project; Seattle, Wash. Studied at the University of Washington, Fremont University and with Kazue Yamagishi and Mark Tobey. Exhibited in one-man shows and group exhibitions in the U.S. and Canada. Directed the Museum of International Folk Art, the Adirondack Museum, and the Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Wrote and illustrated BLOCKPRINTING AND STENCILLING and A MANUAL OF PUPPETRY.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview 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
The conclusion of the interview was over-recorded by another interview.
General
An interview of Audrey McMahon conducted by H. Phillips, 11/4/64 is also on this tape.
General
An interview of Gordon M. Smith conducted by H. Phillips, 11/4/64 is also on this tape.
General
An interview of Julius Davidson conducted by H. Phillips is also on tape 2.
General
An interview of Lincoln Rothschild conducted by H. Phillips is also on one tape.
General
An interview of Henry Billings conducted by H. Phillips is also on one tape.
General
An interview of Peter Pollack conducted by H. Phillips is also on one tape.

Keywords
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Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (Wash.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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