Oral history interview with Melvin Edwards

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.edward68
Creators:
Edwards, Melvin, 1937-
Ghent, Henri, 1926-
Dates:
1968 August 10
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
72 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Melvin Edwards conducted 1968 August 10, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Melvin Edwards (1937-) is a sculptor in New York, New York.

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 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 55 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.

Keywords
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African American artists -- New York (State) -- N.Y. -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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