Scope and Contents
The interviews of curator George Gurney measure 1 linear foot and date from 1978 to 1979. Gurney conducted twenty-one interviews with sculptors and related professionals as part of the research for the exhibition, "Sculpture and the Federal Triangle," held at the National Museum of Art, October 26, 1979 through January 6, 1980. No recordings were made for interviews with Carl Paul Jennewein, Joseph Kiselewski, Bruno Mankowski, and David Kresz Rubins, but questionnaires completed by them exist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art by George Gurney in 1984.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.