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Oral history interview with Margaret T. Bruce, 1963 October 11

Interviewee:
Bruce, Margaret T.
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Bruce, Edward
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Treasury Relief Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 15 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 39 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Margaret T. Bruce conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1963 October 11 for the Archives of American Art.
Bruce speaks of her husband, Edward Bruce, his family and educational background; his early career in law, foreign trade and lobbying; his career change to painting during the Depression; living in Italy; and his experiences as an administrator for the Treasury Relief Art Project.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Margaret T. Bruce, 1963 October 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Margaret T. Bruce is the wife of Edward Bruce, administrator of the Treasury Relief Art Project, Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12848
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213330
AAA_collcode_bruce63
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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