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Oral history interview with Merlin F. Pollock, 1964 Dec. 5

Oral history interview with Merlin F. Pollock, 1964 Dec. 5

Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 13 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Merlin F. Pollock conducted 1964 Dec. 5, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Merlin F. Pollock (1905-1996) was a painter in Fayetteville, 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 Merlin F. Pollock, 1964 Dec. 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.