Oral history interview with Betty Burroughs Woodhouse

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.woodho79
Creators:
Woodhouse, Betty Burroughs, 1899-1988
McCoy, Garnett
Dates:
1977 May 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
16 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Betty Burroughs Woodhouse conducted 1977 May 24, by Garnett McCoy, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Woodhouse reminisces about her father, painter and Metropolitan Museum of Art curator, Bryson Burroughs, Bernard Berenson, Reginald Marsh and other figures in the American art scene of the early 20th century.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Betty Burroughs Woodhouse (1899-1988) was the daughter of Bryson Burroughs and lived in Little Compton, R.I.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
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
These interviews are 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 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 39 min.
General
At Woodhouse's request, the tape recorder was periodically turned off during the interview, hence, only portions are available.

Keywords
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Burroughs, Bryson, 1869-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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