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Oral history interview with David Woodbury, 1977 July 1

Woodbury, David Oakes, 1896-1981



Collection Information

Size: 1 sound file : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 58 min.

Summary: An interview of David Woodbury conducted 1977 July 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Woodbury speaks of his father, the painter Charles H. Woodbury.

Biographical/Historical Note

David Woodbury (1896-1981) was a writer from Ogunquit, Maine.


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.


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

This interview is not transcribed. The recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with David Woodbury, 1977 July 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.