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Oral history interview with Reginald Poland, 1965 June 8

Poland, Reginald

Museum director, Arts administrator, Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 23 Pages, Transcript

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

Summary: An interview of Reginald Poland conducted 1965 June 8, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Reginald Poland was a museum director for the Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego. He was an administrator with Federal Art Project, California.


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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Reginald Poland, 1965 June 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.