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Oral history interview with Richard Eugene Fuller, 1965 June 9

Fuller, Richard E. (Richard Eugene), 1897-1976

Museum director, Geologist


Collection Information

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

Summary: An interview of Richard Fuller conducted 1965 June 9, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art. Fuller speaks of the Seattle Art Museum and its relationship with the Federal Art Project. He also discusses his opinions of federal support for the arts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Eugene Fuller (1897-1976) was the museum director for the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Wash.


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

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Eugene Fuller, 1965 June 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.