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Oral history interview with Paul Travis, 1973 September 24

Travis, Paul B. (Paul Bough), 1891-1975

Painter, Printmaker, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 24 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.

Summary: An interview of Paul Travis conducted 1973 September 24, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Travis (1891-1975) was a painter from Cleveland, Ohio. Birth date listed as both 1891 and 1898.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paul Travis, 1973 September 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.