Oral history interview with Charles Fleetwood, 1979 Mar. 28

Fleetwood, Charles
Collector, Businessperson
Active in Houston, Tex.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 7 p.

Format: An interview of Robert Joy (5/4/79) conducted by S. Curtis is also on this tape.

Collection Summary: An interview of Charles Fleetwood conducted 1979 Mar. 28, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Fleetwood speaks of Peter Hurd's mural, commissioned in 1952, for the Prudential Building in Houston, Tex.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles Fleetwood is a retired vice-president of the Prudential Company from Houston, Tex.

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 others.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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