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Linda Downs interview of Edgar Preston (E.P.) Richardson, 1978 Feb. 6

Linda Downs interview of Edgar Preston (E.P.) Richardson, 1978 Feb. 6

Downs, Linda Anne, 1945-

Collection Information

Size: 46 p. transcript.

Summary: Interview of E. P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson conducted by Linda Downs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Downs was curator of education at the Detroit Institute of Arts; born 1945. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson was an art historian and museum administrator; Detroit, Mich., born 1902; died 1985. Richardson was Director, Detroit Institute of Arts from 1945-1962 and co-founder with Lawrence Fleischman of the Archives of American Art.

Provenance

Donated 1978 by Linda Downs.

Location of Originals

  • Location of original tape unknown.

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