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Oral history interview with Charles Fleetwood, 1979 Mar. 28

Fleetwood, Charles

Collector, Businessperson


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 7 Pages, Transcript

Format: An interview of Robert Joy (5/4/79) conducted by S. Curtis is also on this tape.

Summary: An interview of Charles Fleetwood conducted 1979 Mar. 28, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Fleetwood speaks of Peter Hurd's mural, commissioned in 1952, for the Prudential Building in Houston, Tex.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Fleetwood is a retired vice-president of the Prudential Company from Houston, Tex.


This interview is 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.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3417 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles Fleetwood, 1979 Mar. 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.