Oral history interview with Edith Feldenheimer

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.felden82
Creators:
Feldenheimer, Edith, 1900-
Kolisch, Marian W.
Dates:
1982 Nov. 23-Dec. 7
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording (ca. 2 hr.)
33 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Edith Feldenheimer conducted 1982 Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, by Marion W. Kolisch, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project, in the artist's home, in Portland, Or.
Scope and Contents
Feldenheimer speaks of her family background; her education in Europe; her early interest in the visual arts and the theater; Reed College and its art program and role in the community; her art collection; archaeological trips to France and Czechoslovakia; understanding contemporary art; and the stature of Oregon and Northwest art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Edith Feldenheimre (1900-1984) is an art patron and collector from Portland, Or.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
Existence and Location of Originals
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
Author
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
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art patronage -- Oregon -- Portland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Oregon -- Portland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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