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Oral history interview with Kathryn Burch Greywacz, 1964 Mar. 24

Greywacz, Kathryn Burch, 1893-

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recordings: (50 min.), 7 in.; 14 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Kathryn Greywacz conducted 1964 Mar. 24, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Greywacz speaks of her position as curator of the New Jersey State Museum; her work with the New Jersey Public Works of Art Project; and the Index of American Design. She recalls Mildred Baker and Ben Shahn.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kathryn Burch Greywacz (b. 1893) was an art administrator from New Jersey.


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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Kathryn Burch Greywacz, 1964 Mar. 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.