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Oral history interview with Olga Burroughs, 1964 October 25

Interviewee:
Burroughs, Olga
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Bufano, Beniamino
Kingman, Dong
Oldfield, Otis
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Sacramento Art Center
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 11 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 30 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Olga Burroughs conducted 1964 October 25, by Mary McChesney.
Burroughs speaks of the founding of the Sacramento Art Center; the government's support for the Center; and artists who were affiliated with it, including Dong Kingman, Otis Oldfield and Beniamino Bufano.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Olga Burroughs, 1964 October 25. 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:
Olga Burroughs was an art administrator in Sacramento, California.
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:
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12874
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213346
AAA_collcode_burrou64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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