Oral history interview with Estelle Gross
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gross89
Creators:
Gross, Estelle Shane, 1929-1992
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1989 Apr. 5
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
Sound recording
sound cassettes
61 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Estelle Gross conducted 1989 Apr. 5, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Gross speaks of her background and education; opening the Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia; the artists represented, including Larry Day, Edith Emerson, Violet Oakley, Humbert Howard, Jimmy Lueders, Jane Piper, Carroll Tyson, Roswell Weidner, Harold Weston, Arthur B. Carles, and Hobson Pittman; the Philadelphia art scene including other galleries, the art press, collectors and changes over the past twenty years. Gross also discusses her studies under Hobson Pittman.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Estelle Shane Gross (1929-1992) was a gallery director of Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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' 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

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Sound recordings Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Day, Larry, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piper, Jane, 1916-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gross McCleaf Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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