A Finding Aid to the WFUV Radio Interviews Relating to Art, 1969-1973, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.forduniv
Creators:
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul
Fordham University
Dates:
1969-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
Repository:
Fordham Univerity's WFUV radio interviews relating to art measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1973. The interviews are for two different radio programs on WFUV, "Today's World" and University Roundtable. Both programs feature interviews with artists, museum directors, and art historians.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The WFUV radio interviews relating to art measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1973. The interviews on 17 sound tape reels are for two different radio programs on WFUV, "Today's World" and University Roundtable. Both programs feature interviews with artists, museum directors, and art historians.
Interviews conducted by Vivienne Thaul Wechter, for WFUV's "Today's World" program featuring artists, museum directors, and art historians. Interviewees are: Richard Brown, Henry Tyler Hopkins, Chapman Kelley, Alvin Loving, Brenda Miller, Brian Nissen, Arlene Slavin, Stella Snead, John Watson and Harriet Zinnes, and Henry Botkin, Barbara Krashes, and Joe Solomon of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors. Also found are programs from the 1969-70 season of University Roundtable include interviews of Will Barnet, Gregory Battock, Ilya Bolotowsky, Donald Halley, Jr. and Paul Piazza of the Hudson River Museum, Lyman Kipp, Michael Kirby, Roy Moyer, and participants in the Riverside Museum "Quinquevalence" exhibition.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as two series.
  • Series 1: University Roundtable Radio Program Interviews, 1969-1970 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)
  • Series 2: "Today's World" Radio Program Interviews, 1972-1973 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
WFUV is the radio station of Fordham University that first went on the air in 1947. It is primarily a music station, but has also included interview programs in its lineup throughout the years.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.
Existence and Location of Copies
All of the sound recordings in the collection were digitized for research access in 2010 and are available at Archives of American Art offices.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The WFUV radio interviews relating to art were donated to the Archives of American Art by Fordham University in 1973.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Interviews are untranscribed. Contact References Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
WFUV radio interviews relating to art, 1969-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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WFUV (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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