Oral history interview with Agnes Abbot

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.abbot81
Creators:
Abbot, Agnes Anne, 1897-1992
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 August 25-1982 January 15
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
75 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Agnes Abbot conducted 1981 August 25-1982 January 15, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Abbot speaks of her early education in Berlin; training at the Child-Walker School in Boston under Aldro T. Hibbard and Charles H. Woodbury; and her early years as a studio art instructor at Wellesley College.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Agnes A. Abbot (1897-1992) was a painter and watercolorist from Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes and 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 2 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hibbard, A. T. (Aldro Thompson) (1886-1972) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1864-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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