Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cummin12
Creators:
Cummings, Michael, 1945-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2012 October 25-26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
138 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Michael A. Cummings conducted 2012 October 25 and 26, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cummings' home and studio, in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Michael A. Cummings (1945- ) is quilter and artist in New York, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.

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 4 SD memory cards as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 53 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
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Quiltmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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