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Oral history interview with James Couper Wright, 1965 June 11

Wright, James Couper, 1906-1969



Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.

Transcript: 17 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 39 min.

Summary: An interview of James Couper Wright conducted 1965 June 11, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Couper Wright was a painter and stained glass maker from Pasadena, California.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with James Couper Wright, 1965 June 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.