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Oral history interview with Peter Rodriguez, 2004 October 23-24

Interviewee:
Rodriguez, Peter, 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Wagner, Nora  Search this
Subject:
Garcia, Rupert  Search this
Hernandez, Ester  Search this
Williams, Adriana  Search this
Reyes Ferreira, Jesus  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás  Search this
Dickey, Terry P.  Search this
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Mexican Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Peter Rodriguez, 2004 October 23-24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13148
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249267
AAA_collcode_rodrig04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249267
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Oral history interview with Peter Rodriguez

Interviewee:
Rodriguez, Peter, 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Wagner, Nora  Search this
Names:
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Mexican Museum  Search this
Dickey, Terry P.  Search this
Garcia, Rupert, 1941-  Search this
Hernandez, Ester, 1944-  Search this
Reyes Ferreira, Jesus  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Williams, Adriana, 1933-  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
32 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 October 23-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Peter Rodriguez conducted 2004 October 23-24, by Nora Wagner, for the Archives of American Art, in San Francisco, Calif.
Rodriguez speaks of his family background, early childhood and elementary art education; travels to Mexico, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.; exhibitions he participated in as well as curated; joining Galería de la Raza; the founding of the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, grants received and support from the San Francisco community; artists Jesse Aguirre, Manuel Villamor, and Ester Hernandez; Ann Rockefeller Roberts and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folkart, acquired by the Mexican Museum in 1985. Rodriquez also discusses the various art forms he works in, including, sculpture, tapestry, oil painting, acrylic painting, portraits of artists, and pen and ink drawings; a collection of chairs he made; his 1992 Retrospective at the Haggin Museum, in Stockton, Calif.; his creativity and color scheme for exhibitions; appointment as an Art Commissioner for the city of San Francisco, 1977-1986; the Rosa Covarrubias collection; the different locations of the Mexico Museum; current funding for a new building on Mission Street; the exhibition "Lo del Corazon"; and his own hopes for the future of the Mexican Museum. Rodriguez also recalls Rufino Tamayo, Adriana Williams, Lauro Lopez, Chucho Reyes Ferreira, Rupert Garcia, Alfredo Arreguin, Candelario Medrano, Terrey Dickey, Bea Carrillo, and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.
Biographical / Historical:
Peter Rodriguez (1926- ) is the founder and former director of the Mexican Museum, in San Francisco, Calif. Nora Wagner (1938- ) is a program director at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 34 min.
Provenance:
This interview is 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 administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rodrig04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95ed24d12-816f-44f5-b321-1c6335ad4919
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rodrig04
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Masashi Matsumoto papers, 1976

Creator:
Matsumoto, Masashi  Search this
Subject:
Wettersten, Ansel  Search this
Labaudt, Marcelle  Search this
Dickey, Terry P.  Search this
Loeffler, Carl E.  Search this
Maclay, David  Search this
Williams, Helen  Search this
Linhares, Philip E.  Search this
Marioni, Tom  Search this
Citation:
Masashi Matsumoto papers, 1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8054
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210225
AAA_collcode_matsmasa
Theme:
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210225

Setting it free : an exhibition of modern Alaskan Eskimo ivory carving / compiled and edited by Dinah Larsen and Terry Dickey in consultation with Dorothy Jean Ray

Author:
Larsen, Dinah W  Search this
Dickey, Terry P  Search this
Ray, Dorothy Jean  Search this
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Alaska State Council on the Arts  Search this
Alaska State Museum  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 109 p. : ill., photos., ports., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Ivory carving--Exhibitions  Search this
Ivories--Exhibitions  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Call number:
NK5800.F35 S49 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_476321

The Athabaskans : people of the boreal forest = Tsʼibaa laałta hutʼanna / written by Richard K. Nelson ; compiled and edited by Terry P. Dickey, Mary Beth Smetzer

Title:
Tsʼibaa Laałta Hutʼaana
Author:
Nelson, Richard K  Search this
Dickey, Terry P  Search this
Smetzer, Mary Beth  Search this
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Physical description:
67 p. : ill., mpas ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1983
C1983
Call number:
E99.A86 N42 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_476322

Masashi Matsumoto papers

Creator:
Matsumoto, Masashi  Search this
Names:
Dickey, Terry P. -- Interviews  Search this
Labaudt, Marcelle, 1892-1987 -- Interviews  Search this
Linhares, Philip E. -- Interviews  Search this
Loeffler, Carl E., 1946- -- Interviews  Search this
Maclay, David, 1946- -- Interviews  Search this
Marioni, Tom, 1937- -- Interviews  Search this
Wettersten, Ansel -- Interviews  Search this
Williams, Helen -- Interviews  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Linear feet (1 folder containing 8 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
A 15-page speech, l976, in which Matsumoto discusses 7 alternatives to the "traditional museum setting" for exhibiting in the San Francisco area; and transcripts of interviews with the directors of the 7 alternative galleries, including Ansel Wettersten of the Capricorn Asunder Gallery, Madame Labaudt of the Lucien Labaudt Gallery, Terry Dickey of the Galerie de la Raza, Carl Loeffler of the La Mamelle Art Center, David Maclay and Helen Williams of the Open Studios, Phil Linhares of the Emanuel Walter Gallery in the San Francisco Art Institute, and Tom Marioni of the Museum of Conceptual Art.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Elsa Cameron.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Installation artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Identifier:
AAA.matsmasa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f84217a2-e7de-4be4-85e9-0dc67238d1b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-matsmasa

Guide to the University of Alaska Museum / compiled and edited by Terry P. Dickey, Mary Beth Smetzer

Author:
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Dickey, Terry P  Search this
Smetzer, Mary Beth  Search this
Subject:
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Physical description:
47 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Fairbanks
Date:
1986
[©1986]
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042853

Some warmer tone : Alaska Athabaskan bead embroidery / Written by Kate C. Duncan ; compiled and edited by Terry P. Dickey, Mary Beth Smetzer

Author:
Duncan, Kate C  Search this
Dickey, Terry P  Search this
Smetzer, Mary Beth  Search this
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1984
Topic:
Athapascan embroidery  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Call number:
E99.A86 D911 1984
E99.A86D911 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_239966

Not just a pretty face : dolls and human figurines in Alaska Native cultures / edited by Molly C. Lee ; project director and technical editor: Terry P. Dickey ; contributing writers: Molly C. Lee .. [et al.]

Author:
Lee, Molly  Search this
Dickey, Terry P  Search this
University of Alaska Museum  Search this
Subject:
University of Alaska Museum Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
x, 75 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Eskimo dolls  Search this
Inuit dolls  Search this
Indian dolls  Search this
Figurines--Exhibitions  Search this
Small sculpture--Exhibitions  Search this
Dollmaking--Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604364

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