Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with James McGarrell

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgarr78
Creators:
McGarrell, James, 1930-
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1978 Aug. 17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
113 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of James McGarrell conducted 1978 Aug. 17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. McGarrell discusses his interest in jazz and jazz documentation; education in California and Germany; his career in Portland and Bloomington; and the influences on his work and his personal creative process.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
James McGarrell (1930-) is a painter and educator from Portland, Or.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 55 min.


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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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