Place of publication, production, or execution: United States
General Note: Originally recorded on 10 sound cassettes and 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 23 digital wav files. Duration is 15 hrs., 29 min.
Access Note / Rights: The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with W. McNeil Lowry, 1981 Oct. 19-1982 Apr. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Biography Note: W. McNeil Lowry (1913-1993) was and art administrator, director of humanities and arts, Ford Foundation, 1957-1964, and vice-president of Ford Foundation, 1964-1974.
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.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
interviewee: Lowry, W. McNeil (Wilson McNeil), 1913-1993
interviewer: Daum, Raymond W.
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)11710
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212865
Record number: AAA_collcode_lowry81