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Oral history interview with Dows Dunham, 1971 October 19

Interviewee:
Dunham, Dows, 1890-1984
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 26 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.
Summary:
An interview of Dows Dunham conducted 1971 October 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Discusses his development of an interest in art as a young man and his interest in Egyptian art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Dows Dunham, 1971 October 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Dows Dunham (1890-1984) was a curator at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.
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, American
Interviews
Museum curators
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12636
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212642
AAA_collcode_dunham71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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