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Oral history interview with Gordon M. Smith, circa 1964

Interviewee:
Smith, Gordon M., 1906-1979
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 31 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min. Sound quality is poor.
Summary:
An interview of Gordon M. Smith conducted circa 1964, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Discusses the Index of American Design in New England and his role in it.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gordon M. Smith, circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Gordon M. Smith (1906-1979) was a museum director in Boston, Massachusetts. Was assistant regional director of Index of American Design for New England.
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:
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12795
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213840
AAA_collcode_smithg64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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