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Oral history interview with Gustave Von Groschwitz, 1964 December 9

Von Groschwitz, Gustave, 1906-1991

Museum director, Teacher, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 21 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.

Summary: An interview of Gustave Von Groschwitz conducted 1964 December 9, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gustave Von Groschwitz (1906-1991) was an art administrator from New York, N.Y. Director, Graphic Arts Division, Federal Art Project, New York City.


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 .


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

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gustave Von Groschwitz, 1964 December 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.