Defenbacher, D. S. (Daniel S.), 1906-1986

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1906-05-22
Death 1986
Gender:
Male
American

Biographical notes:

Director, Walker Art Center (1940-1951); from 1935-1939 worked for Federal Art Project, setting up over 70 community art centers; after his tenure at Walker, became director of Fort Worth Museum of Art and later president of California College of Arts and Crafts.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1951 (bulk 1940-1950). (Walker Art Center Library). WorldCat record id: 70958324

Art administrator; California.

From the description of Daniel S. Defenbacher interview, 1965 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220193040

From the description of Oral history interview with Daniel S. Defenbacher, 1965 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312025504

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Federal aid to the arts
  • Art, Modern--20th century
  • Art museums
  • Design
  • Arts
  • Architecture
  • Jewelry
  • Jade art objects
  • Jewelry, Ancient
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Arts administrators--Interviews

Occupations:

  • Art dealers
  • Museum curators
  • Artists
  • Art museum directors--Minnesota--Minneapolis

Places:

  • Minnesota--Minneapolis (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Egypt (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)