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Oral history interview with Victoria Barr, 1977 January 11-February 18

Oral history interview with Victoria Barr, 1977 January 11-February 18

Barr, Victoria, 1937-

Set designer, Painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 240 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hr., 6 min. Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Victoria Barr conducted 1977 January 11-February 18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Victoria Barr (1937- ) is a set designer and painter from New York, New York.

Provenance

These interviews are 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 others.

Funding

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Victoria Barr, 1977 January 11-February 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.