Guy Anderson papers and oral history interview, 1942-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998
Title
Guy Anderson papers and oral history interview
Dates
1942-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
circa .35 cubic foot (including 2 sound tape reels, 4 sound cassettes, and 2 transcripts)
Collection Number
2444
Summary
Tape-recorded interview, transcripts and other documents of a Seattle artist
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Guy Anderson (November 20, 1906 – April 30, 1998) was an American Abstract Expressionist painter. Along with Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves, and Mark Tobey, Anderson was identified in a Life Magazine article as one of the "northwest mystics," also known as the Northwest School. (wikipedia)

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Interviews, transcripts, biographical features, gallery notices, exhibition catalogs, photographs of art works, clippings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Anderson's rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2444-001: Guy Anderson oral history interview, 1974Return to Top

.21 cubic foot (2 sound tape reels; 4 sound cassettes; transcript: 71 pages.)

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Bill Hoppe and Wesley Wehr on 6 Jun 1974, including transcript.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Guy Anderson, 7/24/1975.

Description
Guy Anderson oral history interview

Accession No. 2444-002: Guy Anderson interview transcript, 1978Return to Top

Transcript: 26 pages

Scope and Content: Interview transcript, recorded 17 Mar 1978 and transcribed by Pat Svoboda.

This is a verbatim transcript prepared by the interviewer. It was used for the catalog for the Seattle Art Museum Northwest Traditions exhibit. Anderson describes the topics of conversation and activities of the painters in the Greater Seattle area in the 1930s and early 1940s. He discusses how he became aware of non-western art and religions and the influence of them and of Northwest native art on his work.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Anderson's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Ms. Svoboda's rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Pat Svoboda, 7/16/1982.

Description
Guy Anderson interview transcript

Accession No. 2444-003: Guy Anderson papers, 1942-1977Return to Top

.14 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Biographical features, gallery notices, exhibition catalogs, photographs of art works, clippings.

Accession includes numerous black and white photographs of Anderson's paintings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Received 1/1/1983.

Description
Guy Anderson papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Artists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998--Archives
  • Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986
  • Graves, Morris, 1910-2001
  • King, Eleanor
  • Svoboda, Patricia
  • Tobey, Mark

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)