Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Ruth Braunstein

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.brauns09
Creators:
Braunstein, Ruth, 1923-
Lauria, Jo
Dates:
2009 August 10
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
85 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ruth Braunstein conducted 2009 August 10, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art, at Braunstein's home, in San Fransisco, California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ruth Braunstein (1923- ) is an art dealer and lives and works in San Francisco, California. Braunstein founded Braunstein/Quay Gallery in 1961.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation. 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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 25 min.


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Repository Contact
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