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Oral history interview with Conrad Buff, 1965 May 21

Oral history interview with Conrad Buff, 1965 May 21

Buff, Conrad, 1886-1975

Printmaker, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 64 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 37 min.

Summary: An interview of Conrad Buff conducted 1965 May 21, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Conrad Buff (1886-1975) was a printmaker and illustrator in California.

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 Conrad Buff, 1965 May 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.