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Oral history interview with Anna Wetherill Olmsted, 1964 Oct. 22

Oral history interview with Anna Wetherill Olmsted, 1964 Oct. 22

Olmsted, Anna Wetherill, 1888-1981

Museum director, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 7 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 11 min.

Summary: An interview of Anna Wetherill Olmsted conducted 1964 Oct. 22, by Joseph S. Trovato for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Anna Wetherill Olmsted (1888-1981) was a museum director of the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts in Syracuse, N.Y.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Anna Wetherill Olmsted, 1964 Oct. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.