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Oral history interview with Anthony French Merrill, 1963 Oct. 24

Oral history interview with Anthony French Merrill, 1963 Oct. 24

Merrill, Anthony French, 1912-2007

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 48 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 43 min.

Summary: An interview of Anthony French Merrill conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1963 Oct. 24 for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Anthony French Merrill (1912-2007) was an arts administrator with the Works Progress Administration.

Provenance

This interview 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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Anthony French Merrill, 1963 Oct. 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.