Oral history interview with Eleanor Hershey

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hershe90
Creators:
Hershey, Eleanor W., 1908-1993
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1990 Apr. 10
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
sound cassettes. Sound recording
42 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Eleanor Hershey conducted 1990 Apr. 10, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hershey speaks of growing up in Rockport, Mass.; her recollections of the many artists she knew there, from the 1920s onward; the quality of art done by Rockport artists; the role of the Rockport Art Association; and her husband's career and colleagues at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Eleanor Hershey (1908-1993) was the wife of Samuel F. Hershey, noted arts administrator from Providence, R.I. and Berkeley, Calif.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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 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.

Keywords
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hershey, Samuel Franklin, 1904-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhode Island School of Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockport Art Association Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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