Oral history interview with Vivian Browne
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.browne68
Creators:
Browne, Vivian E., 1929-1993
Ghent, Henri, 1926-
Dates:
1968 July 1
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
20 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Vivian Browne conducted 1968 July 1, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Browne speaks of her family background and education; the development of her interest in art; reactions to her work; being a Black artist; printmaking; her work as a supervisor to art instructors in public schools; government support for the arts; her future plans.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Vivian E. Brown (1929-1993) was a painter and art administrator in New York, New York.

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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 50 min.
General
Transferred from original acetate tape reels.

Digital Content

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

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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