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Interview with Ken Donahue

Creator:
Donahue, Kenneth, 1915-1985  Search this
Saltman, Molly, 1915-2010  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth, 1915-1985  Search this
Subject:
KPAL (Radio station : Palm Springs, California)  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1966-1967
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20849
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Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews, 1966-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20849

Oral history interview with Kenneth Donahue, 1981 March 18-April 17

Interviewee:
Donahue, Kenneth, 1915-1985  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth, 1915-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Frick Collection  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Museum directors -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12735
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212045
AAA_collcode_donahu81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212045

Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis, 1965 June 1

Interviewee:
Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975  Search this
Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Long, Frank W.  Search this
Morrison, Richard C.  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
Weston, Harold  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
Federal Art Project (Ky.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12249
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213365
AAA_collcode_brande65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213365

Oral history interview with Kenneth Donahue

Interviewee:
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Names:
Frick Collection  Search this
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 March 18-April 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Kenneth Donahue conducted 1981 March18-April 17, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Donahue speaks of his early interest in museums; his education at the University of Louisville; his work at the Museum of Modern Art, the Frick and Ringling Museums, and as assistant director at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; some exhibitions and acquisitions by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Kenneth Donahue (1915-1985) was a museum director and art historian of Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 5 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Museum directors -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.donahu81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-donahu81

Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis

Interviewee:
Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Ky.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Long, Frank W.  Search this
Morrison, Richard C.  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Adele Brandeis conducted 1965 June 1, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Brandeis speaks of her involvement on the Index of American Design; murals for the Federal Art Project in Kentucky; Kentucky artists; and Frank Long, Richard Morrison, Henry Varnum Poor, Harold Weston, and Kenneth Donahue.
Biographical / Historical:
Adele Brandeis (1885-1975) was the director of the Federal Art Project and from Louisville, Kentucky.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
An interview of Lou Block conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.brande65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brande65

Donahue, Kenneth

Collection Creator::
Archives of American Art  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2019; Transferring office; 3/2/1988 memorandum, Massa to Fleckner; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-089, Archives of American Art, Departmental Records
See more items in:
Departmental Records
Departmental Records / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-089-refidd1e2608

4 Florida painters : Eugene Massin, William Pachner, Syd Solomon, Karl Zerbe

Title:
Four Florida painters
Author:
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Massin, Eugene 1920-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : ill. ; 17 x 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Florida
Date:
1955
1999
[1955?]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND230.F55 F64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635208

The golden century of Venetian painting / Terisio Pignatti ; Kenneth Donahue, editor

Author:
Pignatti, Terisio 1920-  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
173 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Italy
Venice
Date:
1979
Topic:
Painting, Italian  Search this
Painting, Renaissance--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
ND621.V5 P49 1979bX
ND621.V5P49 1979bX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_123047

William Pachner [by] Kenneth Donahue

Author:
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Subject:
Pachner, William 1915-  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. ill., 23 plates (some col.) 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
[c1959]
Call number:
N40.1.P11x A5
N40.1.P11xA5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_48737

Florida 17. The Division of Visual Arts of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Pan American Union and the Florida Development Commission presents an exhibition of Contemporary art, March 21 through 30, 1968, at the Pan American Union, Washington, D.C. [Introduction by Kenneth Donahue

Author:
Pan American Union Division of Visual Arts  Search this
Donahue, Kenneth  Search this
Florida Development Commission  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) illus. 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Florida
Date:
1968
1968]
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6530.F6 P18
N6530.F6P18
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71130

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