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Oral history interview with Wilbur Herbert Burnham, 1981 September 11

Interviewee:
Burnham, Jr., Wilbur Herbert, 1913-1984  Search this
Burnham, Jr., Wilbur Herbert, 1913-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Glass painting and staining -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12230
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212568
AAA_collcode_burnha81
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212568

Oral history interview with Wilbur Herbert Burnham

Interviewee:
Burnham, Wilbur Herbert, Jr., 1913-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Extent:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 September 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Wilbur Herbert Burnham conducted 1981 September 11, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Burnham speaks of training under his father; education at Yale Art School in drawing and painting; principal jobs; and characterizations of clients, architects, teachers, and fellow stained glass designers.
Biographical / Historical:
Wilbur Herbert Burnham (1913-1984) was a stained glass artist from Wakefield, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 2 min.
Provenance:
This interview is 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.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Stained glass artists -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Glass painting and staining -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.burnha81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9990976a1-ec38-4c59-ae4c-81f1d8cec822
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-burnha81
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