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Interviewee:
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
39 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 1 min.
Summary:
An interview of William Woolfenden conducted 1983 March 17, by Ruth Gurin Bowman, for the Archives of American Art, in Pacific Palisades, California.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Woolfenden, 1983 March 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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:
William E. Woolfenden (1918- 1995) was the director of the Archives of American Art from 1963-1983.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Management  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11916
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213204
AAA_collcode_woolfe83
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213204