Oral history interview with Laura Andreson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.andres81
Creators:
Andreson, Laura
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1981 May 20
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
82 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Laura Andreson conducted 1981 May 20, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Andreson speaks of her youth in California, the decision to go to college and become a teacher, the impact of contracting tuberculosis on her life, the development of her work, her first exhibitions, her current work and research, her opinions of contemporary ceramics, and the relationship of art to her life.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Laura Andreson (1902-1999) was a ceramist of Los Angeles, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Sponsor
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 42 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women ceramicists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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