Oral history interview with Archibald Motley, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1
Motley, Archibald John, 1891-1981
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-
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Transcript: 61 p.
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 17 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Archibald Motley conducted 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Archibald Motley, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available online.
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.
Archibald John Motley (1891-1981) was a painter from Chicago, Ill.
These interviews are 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