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Oral history interview with Peter Macchiarini, 1964 Oct. 18

Macchiarini, Peter, 1909-2001

Sculptor, Jeweler


Collection Information

Size: 25 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Peter Macchiarini conducted 1964 Oct. 18, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peter Macchiarini (1909-2001) was a jeweler and sculptor in San Francisco, Calif.


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.

Language Note

English .

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Peter Macchiarini, 1964 Oct. 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.