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Summary of oral history interview with Lewis Mumford, 1964 December 7

Catalog Data

Interviewee:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990  Search this
Interviewer:
Rubenstein, Erica Beckh, 1914-2014  Search this
Subject:
Rubenstein, Lewis W. (Lewis William), 1908-2003  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8 Pages, Transcript
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
A summary of an interview of Lewis Mumford conducted 1964 December 7, by Lewis and Erica Rubenstein, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Summary of oral history interview with Lewis Mumford, 1964 December 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Existence or location of original tape unknown.
Biography Note:
Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) was an art administrator for the WPA in New York, New York.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The interview was 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. It is unclear why no actual transcript or tape exists for the interview; Mumford may have not wanted to be recorded.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12739
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214163
AAA_collcode_mumfor64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214163