Oral history interview with Stanton L. Catlin

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.catlin89
Creators:
Catlin, Stanton L. (Stanton Loomis)
O'Connor, Francis V.
Dates:
1989 July 1-September 14
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
277 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Stanton Catlin conducted 1989 July 1-September 14, by Francis V. O'Connor, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) was a museum director, art historian, and educator from Fayetteville, New York. He was the editor, then curator of American Art, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1952-1958; assistant director, Yale University Art Gallery, 1958-1967; director of galleries, chairman of museology program and professor of museum studies and art history, Syracuse University, 1974-1982.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 9 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 18 digital wav files. Duration is 13 hr., 38 min.
General
Transcripts have been heavily edited by the interviewee; researchers may wish to consult the sound recordings along with the transcript.

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

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Repository Contact
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