Oral history interview with Lawrence W. Morris, 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7

Morris, Lawrence W. , b. 1904 d. 1972
Arts administrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 113 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 10 min.
Sound quality is poor.
Partially transferred from acetate tape reels.

Collection Summary: An interview of Lawrence W. Morris conducted 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lawrence W. Morris (1904-1972) was an art administrator in New York, N.Y.

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.

How to Use this Interview

  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Make a Request

Reading Room Reproduction