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Oral history interview with Lawrence W. Morris, 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7

Oral history interview with Lawrence W. Morris, 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7

Morris, Lawrence W., 1904-1972

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 113 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 10 min. Sound quality is poor. Partially transferred from acetate tape reels.

Summary: An interview of Lawrence W. Morris conducted 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence W. Morris (1904-1972) was an art administrator in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lawrence W. Morris, 1964 Sept. 24-Oct. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.