Oral history interview with Susan Cummins
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cummin09
Creators:
Cummins, Susan
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Lauria, Jo
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation
Dates:
2009 October 22
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
9 Items
wav files (3 hr., 24 min.)
digital
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Susan Cummins conducted 2009 October 22, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art, at Cummins' home, in Mill Valley, California. Mija Riedel is also present at the interview.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Susan Cummins (1946- ) is a former gallery owner and art dealer in Mill Valley, California. Cummins owned and operated the Susan Cummins gallery from 1984-2002. Mija Riedel (1958- ) worked at the Susan Cummins gallery with Cummins for 16 years.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation. 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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 24 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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