Oral history interview with Arthur Cort Holden
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.holden71
Creators:
Holden, Arthur Cort, 1890-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Jan. 20
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording (1 hour)
5 in.
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Arthur Cort Holden conducted 1971 Jan. 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Holden speaks of Frank Lloyd Wright and his work in conjunction with Wright on the Guggenheim Museum, and difficulties in the construction of the museum. He recalls James Johnson Sweeney.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Cort Holden (1890-1993) was an architect from New York, N.Y.

Administration
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 available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Museum architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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