Oral history interview with Conger Metcalf
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.metcal82
Creators:
Metcalf, Conger, 1914-1998
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1982 Feb. 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
sound cassettes. Sound recording
41 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Conger Metcalf conducted 1982 Feb. 24, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Metcalf speaks of studying with Grant Wood and Karl Zerbe; his career as a teacher of painting and drawing at Boston University; and his figural subject matter and method of working.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Conger Metcalf (1914-1998) was a painter and educator from Boston, Mass.

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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 28 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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