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Oral history interview with Malcolm Roberts, 1965 May 26

Roberts, Malcolm M., 1913-1990



Collection Information

Size: 28 Pages Transcript

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

Summary: An interview of Malcolm Roberts conducted 1965 May 26, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Malcolm Roberts (1913-1990) was a painter and printmaker from Seattle, Wash.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Malcolm Roberts, 1965 May 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.