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Oral history interview with Minor White, 1973 March 30-May 18

White, Minor, 1908-1976



Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 66 Pages, Transcript

Format: Sound quality poor. Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 27 min.

Summary: An interview of Minor White conducted 1973 March 30-May 18, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Minor White (1908-1976) was a photographer from Rochester, N.Y.


These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

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 Minor White, 1973 March 30-May 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.