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Oral history interview with Leonard Thiessen, 1965 June 10

Interviewee:
Thiessen, Leonard, 1902-1989
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 36 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 18 min. An unrelated interview of Sylvester Jerry conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Summary:
An interview of Leonard Thiessen conducted 1965 June 10, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leonard Thiessen, 1965 June 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Leonard Thiessen (1902-1989) was an art administrator from Des Moines, Iowa.
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
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12862
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213950
AAA_collcode_thiess65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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