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Oral history interview with Fred A. Myers, 1976 May 27-Aug. 10

Oral history interview with Fred A. Myers, 1976 May 27-Aug. 10

Myers, Fred A., 1937-

Museum director

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 62 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 56 min.

Summary: An interview of Fred A. Myers conducted 1976 May 27-Aug. 10, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fred A. Myers (1937-) is a museum director for the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art in Tulsa, Okla.

Provenance

This interview is part 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.

Funding

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fred A. Myers, 1976 May 27-Aug. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.