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Oral history interview with Tom Wyllie, 1965 June 25

Wyllie, Tom, 1897-1977

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 37 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 44 min.

Summary: An interview of Tom Wyllie conducted 1965 June 25, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tom Wyllie (1897-1977) was an art administrator from Redondo Beach, California.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Tom Wyllie, 1965 June 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.