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Oral history interview with Joseph L. Brotherton

Interviewee:
Brotherton, Joseph L., 1918-2012  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
University of Washington -- Students  Search this
James, Will, 1892-1942  Search this
Russell, Charles M. (Charles Marion), 1864-1926  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1999 March 5-2001 January 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joseph L. Brotherton conducted 1999 March 5-2001 January 23, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Brotherton's home, in San Francisco, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Joseph L. Brotherton (1918-2012 ) was an actor, painter, and collector from San Francisco, California.
Brotherton attended the University of Washington, Seattle (1936-1940), and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (1949-1952). In 1945, after service in US Naval Armed Guard, he was assigned to the Western Sea Frontier in San Francisco.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 4 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. Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by the Pasadena Art Alliance.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.brothe99
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw936235927-c3a2-4201-8ec7-0984d76800bc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brothe99
Online Media:

Will James: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001534
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140043

Will James : a catalogue : art, books, book galleys, unpublished short stories, autographed letters, photographs, ephermera [sic]

Author:
Thomas Minckler Gallery  Search this
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Subject:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Thomas Minckler Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1993
Topic:
Cowboys  Search this
Call number:
PS3519.A5298 T66 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_807890

Lone cowboy : my life story / by Will James; illustrated by the author

Author:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Subject:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Physical description:
x, 431 p. : ill., plates, ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
Topic:
Cowboys  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_662303

Will James : the spirit of the cowboy / J.M. Neil, editor ; A.P. Hays, guest curator

Title:
Spirit of the cowboy
Author:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Neil, J. Meredith 1937-  Search this
Hays, A. P  Search this
Nicolaysen Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Physical description:
85 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1985
C1985
20th century
Topic:
Cowboys in art  Search this
Western stories--History and criticism  Search this
Artists  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.J296 N3 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500569

Will James : the life and works of a lone cowboy / by William Gardner Bell ; with a foreword by A.B. Guthrie, Jr

Author:
Bell, William Gardner  Search this
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Subject:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 130 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
In art
Place:
United States
West (U.S.)
Date:
1987
C1987
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Artists  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Western stories--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.J296 B4 1987
N40.1.J296B4 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_389087

Digging Out from Under, (painting)

Painter:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1933
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9E290089
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_385719

And Snow Come, (painting)

Painter:
James, Will 1892-1942  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9E290090
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_385720

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