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Oral history interview with Edgar Dorsey Taylor, 1965 April 5

Taylor, Edgar Dorsey, 1904-1978

Painter, Printmaker, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 18 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 14 min.

Summary: An interview of Edgar Dorsey Taylor conducted on 1965 April 5, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edgar Dorsey Taylor (1904-1978) was a stained glass artist, painter, and printmaker in California.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Edgar Dorsey Taylor, 1965 April 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.