Howe, Thomas Carr,
Arts administrator, Art consultant
San Francisco, Calif.
Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 53 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Thomas Carr Howe conducted 1976 June 2-3, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Howe speaks of the history of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, the growth of the museum and its collections, and its relationship with the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum.
Biographical/Historical Note: Thomas Carr Howe (1904-1994) was a museum director of San Francisco, Calif.
These interviews are 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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