Oral history interview with Arline Custer

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.custer75
Creators:
Custer, Arline, 1909-1975
McCoy, Garnett
Dates:
1975 April 7
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Arline Custer conducted 1975 April 7, by Garnett McCoy, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Custer speaks of the early years of the Archives of American Art in Detroit.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arline Custer (1909-1975) was a librarian from Detroit, Michigan. Worked for the Archives of American Art when it first began.

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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 45 min.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Michigan -- Detroit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Librarians -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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