Oral history interview of Charles Henry Sawyer
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sawyer77
Creators:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005
Helms, Cynthia Newman
Dates:
1977 January 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
41 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Charles Henry Sawyer conducted 1977 January 25, by Cynthia Newman (Helms), for the Archives of American Art. Sawyer speaks mainly about his involvement with the Michigan Arts Council.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Henry Sawyer (1906-2005) was a museum director at the University of Michigan Museum of Art and other Michigan art organizations.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available online via the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Art, American -- Michigan Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor Function 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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