Query: Museum directors -- United States
Oral history interview with Gordon Bailey Washburn
Creators:
Washburn, Gordon B. (Gordon Bailey), 1904-1983
Field, Virginia
Dates:
1977 March 1
Size:
94 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.washbu77
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gordon Bailey Washburn conducted 1977 March 1, by Virginia Field, for the Archives of American Art. Washburn speaks of his career in museums, with emphasis on his work as director of the Asia House Gallery.

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Oral history interview with James Harithas
Creators:
Harithas, James
Levy, Sandra Curtis
Dates:
1979 Mar. 16-May 17
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
106 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.harith79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James Harithas conducted 1979 Mar. 16- 1979 May 17, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.

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Franklin W. Robinson interviews
Creators:
Robinson, Franklin Westcott
Goodwin, George M.
Dates:
1992 Jan. 28 - Feb 26
Size:
4 Items (sound cassettes + 10 p. summary)
Collection ID:
AAA.robifrank
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of Franklin W. Robinson conducted by George M. Goodwin. Also included is a ten page summary by Goodwin.

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Thomas Clyde Colt papers
Creators:
Colt, Thomas Clyde, 1905-
Dates:
1853-1979
Size:
4 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.coltthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; scrapbooks; business and financial records; exhibition announcements; and clippings.

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Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer
Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Sept. 22
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.messer70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas M. Messer conducted 1970 Sept. 22, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Messer speaks of his childhood in Czechoslovakia; his early interest in art and music; coming to the United States; his education at Boston University; directing a museum, in Roswell, N.M., for three years …

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John C. Ewers Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997, interviewee
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
7 audiotapes (Reference copies). 11 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9505
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Charles Henry Sawyer papers
Creators:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005
Dates:
1933-1977
Size:
2.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sawychar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.

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James Byrnes papers
Creators:
Byrnes, James B.
Dates:
[ca.1940 -2000]
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.byrnjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; personal letters and notecards; business correspondence and printed material related to Byrnes' work as director of the Isaac Delgado Museum of Art (now the New Orleans Museum of Art) and the North Carolina Museum of Art; personal and professional photographs; printed material, photographs, and writings by Byrnes concerning …

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Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer
Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Decker, Andrew
Dates:
1994 Oct.-1995 Jan
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.messer94
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas M. Messer conducted 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan., by Andrew Decker, for the Archives of American Art, at the Americas Society, New York, N.Y.

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California Palace of the Legion of Honor records
Creators:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Dates:
1910-1945
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.calipala
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of the museum's founder Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, with her family, artists, sellers, dealers, museum directors, and others, including Alfredo Barsanti, Lida J. Hahn, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Louis Kronberg, Jermayne MacAgy, Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Ralph Stackpole, and others; a scrapbook, 1923-1924; an auction catalog for the Claus A …

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