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Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 November

Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 6 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 29 min.

Summary: An interview of Clyde H. Burroughs conducted 1956 November, by E.P. Richardson, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Clyde H. Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator from Detroit, Michigan.


This interview was conducted by the founder of the Archives of American Art, E.P. Richardson, prior to the establishment of the Archives' 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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 November. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.