Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.consta76
Creators:
Constantine, Mildred
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 May 3-1976 August 26
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
92 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mildred Constantine conducted 1976 May 3-1976 August 26, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Constantine talks about her career at College Art Association and The Museum of Modern Art in New York between 1930 and the early 1970s. She talks about the early workings of MOMA and recalls Rene d'Harnoncourt, Alfred Barr, Arthur Drexler, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mildred Constantine (1916-2008) was an art historian from New York, New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav file. Duration is 4 hr., 5 min.

Keywords
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Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drexler, Arthur Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
College Art Association of America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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