Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd, 1964 October 8
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth), 1903-1974
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 24 pages
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
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.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Elizabeth Boyd, 1964 October 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Elizabeth Boyd (1903-1974) is an art administrator, painter, and writer from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001