Oral history interview with Edna Coll

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.coll97
Creators:
Coll, Edna, 1906-2002
Benítez, Marimar
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project
Dates:
1997 October 25- November 1
Languages:
Multiple languages
Interview is in Spanish.
Physical Description:
2 Items
videocassettes (Betacam)
2 Items
video files (28 min)
digital, mov
8 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Edna Coll conducted by Marimar Benitez, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Edna Coll (1906-2002) was an educator and author as well as the founder of the Academy of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico. Marimar Benitez is a critic and art historian, and Chancellor of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, a public university for the visual arts.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Delta Bravo de Pico, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 beta videocassettes.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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