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Oral history interview with Robert B. Campbell, 1974 February 8-20

Campbell, Robert B., 1909-1974

Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 50 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 10 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert B. Campbell conducted 1974 February 8-20, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert B. Campbell (1909-1974) was an art dealer from Boston, Massachusetts.


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 .


Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

How to Use This Collection

Sound quality of the tape is very poor Patrons must use transcript.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert B. Campbell, 1974 February 8-20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.