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Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White, 1987 January 8-12

view Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White, 1987 January 8-12 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Subject:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
M.H. De Young Memorial Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript 79 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 59 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of retiring director of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Ian McKibbin White conducted 1987 January 8-12, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Mr. White discusses the merger of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and M. H. De Young Memorial Museum and other highlights of his 24-year tenure as director of the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White, 1987 January 8-12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Ian McKibbin White (1929- ) is a museum director from California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1959 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators. Funding for this interview was provided by TRIPTYCH magazine of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Arts administrators
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12205
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215700
AAA_collcode_white87
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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