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Oral history interview with William C. Palmer, 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22

view Oral history interview with William C. Palmer, 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Palmer, William C. (William Charles), 1906-1987
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 95 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded 2 tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 57 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of William C. Palmer conducted 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Palmer speaks of his training at the Art Students League during the 1920s; his study of fresco painting in France; his exhibitions at Midtown Galleries since 1932; his WPA murals in New York City and Washington, D.C.; and his directorship of the School of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, N.Y. He also discusses his painting style.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William C. Palmer, 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22. 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:
William C. Palmer (1906-1987) was a painter, mural painter, and educator from Iowa and New York.
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Educators
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12157
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212063
AAA_collcode_palmer80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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