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Oral history interview with Douglas Cornwall Nicholson, 1965 Feb. 12

Oral history interview with Douglas Cornwall Nicholson, 1965 Feb. 12

Nicholson, Douglas Cornwall, 1907-1975

Muralist

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 18 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 47 min.

Summary: An interview of Douglas Cornwall Nicholson conducted 1965 Feb. 12, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Douglas Cornwall Nicholson (1907-1975) was a painter from California.

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Douglas Cornwall Nicholson, 1965 Feb. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.