Oral history interview with Leslie Cheek, 1982 June 8
Cheek, Leslie, 1908-1992
Pennington, Estill Curtis
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Transcript: 38 pages
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 26 min.
An interview of Leslie Cheek conducted 1982 June 8, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leslie Cheek, 1982 June 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Leslie Cheek (1908-1992) was a director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001