Oral history interview with Walter Askin
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.askin92
Creators:
Askin, Walter, 1929-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1992 March 4-6
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
156 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Walter Askin conducted 1992 March 4-6, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Walter Askin (1929- ) is a painter, sculptor, and printmaker from Los Angeles, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line
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 administrators. Funding for the transscription provided by the Pasadena Art Alliance.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 57 min.

Digital Content

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

Keywords
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Painters -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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