Oral history interview with Samuel Chamberlain

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chambe72
Creators:
Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1972 September 25
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
43 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Samuel Chamberlain conducted 1972 September 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Chamberlain tells of the influence of his parents, his study of architecture at Boston Tech., his practice of free-lance art and his work for an architectural firm. He also speaks of his European travels and plans to become an artist in France, of learning printmaking in France and experimenting with different printmaking media. He concludes by talking about his photographic work, getting his photographs published in books on architecture, his feelings about small towns and cities, and teaching printmaking.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Samuel Chamberlain (1895-1975) was an etcher and photographer from Marblehead, Massachussets.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3417 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
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 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 36 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architectural photography -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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