Oral history interview with W. McNeil Lowry, 1981 Oct. 19-1982 Apr. 12

Lowry, W. McNeil (Wilson McNeil) , b. 1913 d. 1993
Philanthropist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript (1981) 120 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 10 sound cassettes and 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 23 digital wav files. Duration is 15 hrs., 29 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of W. McNeil Lowry conducted 1981 Oct. 19-1982 Apr. 12, by R. W. Daum, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: W. McNeil Lowry (1913-1993) was and art administrator, director of humanities and arts, Ford Foundation, 1957-1964, and vice-president of Ford Foundation, 1964-1974.

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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