Oral history interview with John Britton Matthew
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.matthe64
Creators:
Matthew, John Britton, 1896-1980
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Oct. 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of John Britton Matthew conducted 1964 Oct. 25, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Britton Matthew (1896-1980) was an arts administrator, painter, and educator in Sacramento, Calif. Director of the Sacramento Art Center.

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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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