Oral history interview with Leslie Cheek, 1982 June 8

Cheek, Leslie , b. 1908 d. 1992
Arts administrator
Active in Va.

Size: Transcript: 38 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 26 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Leslie Cheek conducted 1982 June 8, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Leslie Cheek (1908-1992) was a director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia.

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.

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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