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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd, 1964 October 8

view Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd, 1964 October 8 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth), 1903-1974
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New Mexico
Physical Description:
Transcript: 24 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Elizabeth Boyd conducted 1964 October 8, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Boyd discusses her early art training in Philadelphia and Paris; involvement with the Index of American Design; work on the Federal Art Project; New Mexico folk artists; folk art exhibitions in Philadelphia; and the inception of Spanish Colonial department of New Mexico State Museum.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd, 1964 October 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Elizabeth Boyd (1903-1974) is an art administrator, painter, and writer from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Provenance:
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
Folk art
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12597
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213364
AAA_collcode_boyd64
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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