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Oral history interview with William McVey, 1978 Feb. 20

McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 22 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 5 min.

Summary: An interview of William McVey conducted 1978 Feb. 20, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

William McVey (1905-1995) was a sculptor and educator from Cleveland, Ohio.


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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William McVey, 1978 Feb. 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.