Matthew, John Britton
Active in Sacramento, Calif.
Size: Transcript: 23 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of John Britton Matthew conducted 1964 Oct. 25, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: John Britton Matthew (1896-1980) was an arts administrator, painter, and educator in Sacramento, Calif. Director of the Sacramento Art Center.
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.