Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973

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Art administrator; Detroit, Mich. Died 1973.

From the description of Clyde H. Burroughs interview, 1956 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220184987

From the description of Clyde H. Burroughs interview, 1961 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220185000

Clyde H. Burroughs (1822-1973) came to the Detroit Museum of Art in 1901 as assistant to Armand H. Griffith, who was then director. In 1904, he became editor of the Bulletin, then assistant director (1914) and later director (1917-1924). Burroughs was appointed secretary of the Arts Commission in 1919, a position he held until his retirement in 1946. In 1924, he was given the additional position of curator of American art. In 1911, Burroughs instituted the annual exhibition of Michigan Artists under the sponsorship of the Scarab Club. He continued to supervise this exhibition until his retirement. During 1933-1934, Burroughs served as the chairman of the District Committee for the Public Works of Art Project. He later became state director of the Federal Arts Project/Work Progress Administration (WPA). Burroughs resigned from this position in 1935, but remained on the Advisory Committee.

From the description of The Clyde H. Burroughs records, 1906-1946. 1906-1946. (Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 326879230

Clyde H. Burroughs (1882-1973) was a art administrator from Detroit, Mich.

From the description of Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1961 June 1 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312024983

Clyde H. Burroughs (1882-1973) is an art administrator from Detroit, Mich.

From the description of Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 657039111

Clyde H. Burroughs, b. 1882, Art administrator; Detroit, Mich. Died 1973.

From the description of Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397216

Clyde Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator, director, and historian from Detroit, Mich.

Director of the Detroit Museum of Art which became the Detroit Institute of Arts.

From the description of Letters and photographs from artists, 1915-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118392

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Zantzinger, Borie and Medary (Firm). Correspondence : with Paul Philippe Cret, 1905-1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., b. 1882. Clyde H. Burroughs interview, 1961 June 1. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., 1882-1973. The Clyde H. Burroughs records, 1906-1946. Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
creatorOf Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951. Randolph G. Adams papers, 1923-1950. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Detroit Institute of Arts. Correspondence with Paul Philippe Cret, 1919-1933. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973. Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., b. 1882. Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Clifford Wight Collection relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1941 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945. The building/Paul Philippe Cret records, 1919-1931 (predominantly 1919-1921). Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
referencedIn Weibel, Adele Coulin, 1880-1963. The Textile Department records, 1876-1973 (1927-1970). Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., b. 1882. Clyde H. Burroughs interview, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Scarab Club. Scarab Club records, 1910-1959. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973. Letters and photographs from artists, 1915-1937. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lopez, Carlos, 1908-1953. Carlos Lopez letter to Clyde H. Burroughs, 1945 June 8. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945. Paul Philippe Cret papers, 1919-1931. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951. Randolph G. Adams papers, 1923-1950. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973,. Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1961 June 1 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pappas, John L., 1898-1976. John L. Pappas papers, 1929-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951. person
associatedWith Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Booth, Ralph H. person
associatedWith Clark, Frank Scott, 1865-1937, person
associatedWith Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945. person
associatedWith Detroit Institute of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit School of Design. corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Art Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Ferry, Dexter M., Jr. person
associatedWith Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. person
associatedWith Fournier, Alexis Jean, 1865-1948. person
associatedWith Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. person
associatedWith Ives, Percy, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942. person
associatedWith Kendall, William Sergeant, 1869-1938. person
associatedWith Lopez, Carlos, 1908-1953. person
associatedWith McPharlin, Paul, 1903-1948. person
associatedWith Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932. person
associatedWith Milles, Carl, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Morgan, Arthur C., 1904- person
associatedWith Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch), 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Pancoast, Henry Boller, b. 1876. person
associatedWith Pappas, John L., 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Parshall, DeWitt, 1864-1956. person
associatedWith Rader, Isaac, 1906- person
associatedWith Reyneau, Betsy Graves. person
associatedWith Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902- person
associatedWith Ritschel, William, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957. person
associatedWith Rolshoven, Julius, 1858-1930. person
associatedWith Scarab Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Tannahill, Robert Hudson. person
associatedWith Troubetzkoy, Pierre, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith United States. Work Projects Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958. person
associatedWith Weibel, Adele Coulin, 1880-1963. person
associatedWith Whitcomb, Edgar B., 1866-1953. person
associatedWith Wight, Clifford. person
associatedWith Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995 person
associatedWith WPA Statewide Museum Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Zantzinger, Borie and Medary (Firm) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Michigan--Detroit
Michigan--Detroit
Michigan--Detroit
Michigan--Detroit
Michigan--Detroit
Michigan--Detroit
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Art, American
Art museums directors
World Adventure Series
Arts administrators--Interviews
Art museums
Painting, American
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Birth 1882

Death 1973

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