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Oral history interview with Robert Adams, 2010 July 20

Oral history interview with Robert Adams, 2010 July 20

Adams, Robert Hickman, 1937-


Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 45 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 3 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 57 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Adams conducted 2010 July 20, by Toby Jurovics, for the Archives of American Art's Oral History Interviews of American Photographers Project, at Adams' home, in Astoria, Oregon.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Adams (1937- ) is a photographer in Astoria, Oregon. Toby Jurovics (1965- ) is curator of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.


This interview is 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 administrators.


Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.

Audio: ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Archives Reference Services for information.

Use of the audio of this interview, with permission, requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives of American Art reading rooms.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Adams, 2010 July 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.