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Oral history interview with Howard M. Gibbs

Interviewee:
Gibbs, Howard Manning, 1904-1970  Search this
Interviewer:
Swift, Geoffrey  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
26 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Nov. 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Howard Gibbs conducted 1965 Nov. 28, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Howard M. Gibbs (1904-1970) was a painter from Brewster, Mass.
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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gibbs65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gibbs65

Howard M. Gibbs papers

Creator:
Gibbs, Howard Manning, 1904-1970  Search this
Names:
Provincetown Art Association  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S., 1886-1983  Search this
Brouillette, Gilbert, 1906-1970  Search this
Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993  Search this
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Extent:
2.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1904-1975
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, sketchbooks, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed material.
REEL 1255: A 27 page scrapbook, ca.1930-1969, containing letters and clippings.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1923-1975, with Erwin S. Barrie, Pietro Pezzati, Vincent L. Price, Thomas Messer, Dorothy Miller, T. Gilbert Brouillette, and others; 27 sketchbooks; 26 sketches; 1 photograph album and ca. 80 photographs of Gibbs, his family and friends, including William Littlefield and the Provincetown Art Association; exhibition announcements, catalogs, press releases, and clippings, ca. 1929-1964.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1255 lent for microfilming 1975 by Margaret Gibbs, wife of Howard. Unmicrofilmed material was donated by Margaret Gibbs, 1975, and by their daughter, Katherine Gibbs Tubman La Fleur, 1976-1978.
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:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.gibbhowa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gibbhowa

Gilbert Brouillette papers

Creator:
Brouillette, Gilbert, 1906-1970  Search this
Names:
Forbes, Donald, 1905-1951  Search this
Frazier, Bernard, 1906-1976  Search this
Fuechsel, Herman, 1833-1915  Search this
Gibbs, Howard Manning, 1904-1970  Search this
Sherry, Dorothy  Search this
Extent:
145 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1958
Scope and Contents:
Files on artists handled by Brouillette, including Bernard Frazier, Donald Forbes, Dorothy Sherry, Howard Gibbs, and Herman Fuechsel. The files contain correspondence, exhibition material, clippings, photographs, notes, and writings.
Biographical / Historical:
Art dealer (Boston, Mass.)
Provenance:
Donated 1975 by Charles B. Lalli.
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:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brougilb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brougilb

Oral history interview with Charles H. Sawyer

Interviewee:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Heyward  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980  Search this
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946  Search this
Gibbs, Howard Manning, 1904-1970  Search this
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957  Search this
Waters, Herbert  Search this
Woodworth, Hail  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Extent:
14 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charles Henry Sawyer conducted in 1964, by Heyward Ehrlich, for the Archives of American Art.
Sawyer speaks of how he first got involved in art after being offered a job teaching art and operating a museum in Andover by a family friend; how he became involved with the Federal Art Project; the early stages of the Project, and the difficulties they encountered, including the primary motivation of the Project, deciding where the work was to be assigned, and other administrative problems; the changes that occurred as the Federal Arts Project developed; the artists involved with the Project, such as Karl Knaths and Jack Levine; the shows that were put on by the Project; the end of the Federal Art Project; and his thoughts on the project in retrospect. Sawyer recalls Francis Taylor, Karl Knaths, Jack Levine, Howard Gibbs, John Stuart Curry, Herbert Waters, Karl Zerbe, Howard Cook, Hail Woodworth, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Henry Sawyer (1906-2005) was a museum director in Ann Arbor, Mich.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.
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 is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Museum directors -- Michigan -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.sawyer64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sawyer64

Howard Gibbs, 1904-1970 : 17 November 2007-20 January 2008

Author:
Gibbs, Howard Manning 1904-1970  Search this
Hunter, Elizabeth Ives  Search this
Cape Cod Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Gibbs, Howard Manning 1904-1970  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2008
[2008]
Call number:
ND237.G42 A4 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947781

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