Oral history interview with Jerry Farnsworth and Helen Sawyer
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.farnsw72
Creators:
Farnsworth, Jerry, 1895-1982
Brown, Robert F.
Sawyer, Helen
Dates:
1972 Sept. 21
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
39 Pages
Transcript, Helen Farnsworth only
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jerry Farnsworth, followed by an interview of his wife, Helen Sawyer (Farnsworth) conducted 1972 Sept. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jerry Farnsworth (1895-1982) and Helen Farnsworth (1989-1999) were painters, instructors, and writers from North Truro, Mass. Helen was born in Washington, D.C. and died at age 102.

Administration
Sponsor
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
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.

Digital Content

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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