Oral history interview with Ben Knott
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.knott64
Creators:
Knott, Ben
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 14
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings: (45 min.)
7 in.
14 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ben Knott conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1964 July 14 for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
Needs summary

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mural painter, art administrator; New York, N.Y.

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
Unrelated interviews of Lawrence W. Morris and Urban Neininger conducted by H. Phillips are also on this tape.

Digital Content

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Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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