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Oral history interview with John Humphrey, 1974 June 25

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Interviewee:
Humphrey, John
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Subject:
Oakland Museum
San Francisco Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 41 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of John Humphrey conducted 1974 June 25, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Humphrey speaks of his work at the San Francisco Museum of Art from 1935 to 1974; his previous employment at the Oakland Museum, and the development of Bay Area art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Humphrey, 1974 June 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
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.
Biography Note:
John Humphrey is a museum curator from San Francisco, Calif.
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art museums
Interviews
Museum curators
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12413
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211954
AAA_collcode_humphr74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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